Ketamine for Acute Suicidal Ideation in the Emergency Department: Randomized Controlled Trial (LDK-SI)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01892995
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2015 by Steven Schauer, Brooke Army Medical Center. Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
This study will enroll patients presenting to the emergency department with acute suicidal ideation meeting inclusion and exclusion criteria. Patients will be randomized to one of three arms: ketamine (intervention) or diphenhydramine (control) or placebo (control). Serial measurements will be made in the ED and at follow-up intervals.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 75 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients age 18 to less than 75 who present to the SAMMC ED with either overt or incidental suicidal ideations with a SADPERSONS score 5 or greater that the treating provider feels warrant formal evaluation.