The effect of ketamine on shivering in patients undergoing spinal anesthesia

kaiialha, Hamid and karbord, Asghar and Rastak, Shahram and Mehdipor, Habibolah and Yaaghobi, Siyamak and Kheshti, Alireza (2018) The effect of ketamine on shivering in patients undergoing spinal anesthesia. The Journal of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, 21 (6). pp. 14-21. ISSN 24235814

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Background: Sever shivering is the most common adverse effect of spinal anesthesia during and after operation that causes physiologic complication. One of the drugs that could decrease operative shivering is ketamine. Objective: The aim of this study is the effect of ketamine to reduce shivering, during spinal anesthesia. Methods: This prospective randomized, and double-blind clinical trial was conducted on 355 patients of candida different surgeries with spinal anesthesia in Bu-Ali and Velayat Hospitals in Qazvin (2017). Patients were randomly divided into experimental (n=175) and control (n=180) groups. For the experimental and control groups, ketamine (0.2 ml/kg) or an equal volume of distilled water were administered with intravenous infusion pumps immediately after initiating spinal anesthesia, respectively. Then degree of shivering checked by anesthesiologist with visual scale during surgery. Findings: The rate and intensity of shivering at ketamine group significantly decreased compared to the control group. Shivering during surgery was less than in men, urological surgery and age (20-40 years) in both groups. Conclusion: Adding ketamine to drug’s pump in patients undergoing spinal anesthesia could be effective method to control shivering during operation. Keywords: Operative shivering, Spinal anesthesia, Ketamine, Intensity of shivering

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RP Paramedical > RP102 Anesthesiology
Divisions: University Portal > vice chancellor > vcr
Depositing User: pr vcen research
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2018 05:45
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2018 05:45
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/7443

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