|Anurag Agrawal, MD|
|Bryan Cooper-Sood, MD|
1 United States site
8 to 25 Years
– All English-speaking, sickle cell patients who receive their care at UCSFBCHO in the
Department of Hematology who are 8-to-25-years-old presenting to the emergency
department for VOC will be asked to enroll.
– Prior adverse reaction to ketamine.
– Patients will be asked during the consent process if they have ever received ketamine,
and if so, if they had any serious adverse reaction, such as difficulty breathing,
dysphoria, hallucinations, or allergic reaction. If they have, ketamine will not be
given to these patients.
– Patients who have received ketamine and experienced nausea or vomiting will be asked
if they wish to receive the medication. If they do not, they will not receive