Video Presentation:

Ketamine Coma Study


This12-minute video recording is intended to serve as a guide to health professionals and research participants in formulating questions about the ketamine coma study.

Dr. Fernando Cantu in Mexico and his colleagues are determined to provide informed consent for the ketamine coma study. Given the serious risks of the study, the following video will be a valuable tool in facilitating the understanding required to provide informed consent. It is difficult to have the family watch all that goes on in the ICU the first day of the ketamine coma. The video will help the families and health providers understand the typical procedures involved.



To view patient being prepared for a 5-day ketamine coma:



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