Are you pregnant and planning to have a cesarean delivery at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital? If so, you may be able to participate in a study to find out if a drug called ketamine will help women after cesarean delivery with pain and reduce the need for opioid medications. This study will be completed during the first 36 hours after you give birth. Compensation is provided.
IRB:STUDY18120046 - Ketamine to Improve Recovery After Cesarean Delivery (KINETIC Trial)
MEET THE RESEARCHER
Grace Lim, MD, MS, is a physician scientist and board-certified obstetric anesthesiologist who has dedicated her clinical, educational, and research career to improving health and outcomes for mothers and babies. Dr. Lim’s research focuses on acute clinical care and interventions in periods of stress and trauma, such as childbirth or surgery, so that long-term recovery and maternal and neonatal health are optimized.