A critical examination of the current use of ketamine for the treatment of intractable pain as well as for alleviating depression and PTSD. Faculty will also review the literature and addresses issues related to efficacy, side effects, and long term outcomes. In addition, case discussions will illustrate the synergistic use of ketamine and psychotherapeutic interventions to reduce severe neuropathic pain and PTSD.
Ketamine for Intractable Pain
May L. Chin, MD
Ketamine for Depression
Brian A. Erickson, MD
Interdisciplinary Ketamine for the War Against Co-Occurring Severe Neuropathic Pain and PTSD
Benjamin Keizer, PhD
- Review evidence based use of ketamine for intractable pain.
- Review evidence based use of ketamine in depression.
- Discuss interdisciplinary use of ketamine and psychotherapeutic interventions for co-occurring severe neuropathic pain and PTSD.
- Multidisciplinary Care Model and Contemporary Strategies for Intrathecal Drug Delivery (203)
- Neuropathic Pain: Beyond Adjuvants and Opioids: A Look at New and Reemerging Treatments (207)
- Collecting Patient-Reported Outcomes (PROs) to Enhance Your Practice and What the Collected Registry Data Tells Us So Far (210)
- Suicidality and Chronic Pain: Research/Risk Factors and Monitoring/Evaluation/Treatment in the Context of Opioid Tapering (211)
- A Pain in the Rear: Diagnosing and Treating Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Complex Pain (212)