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Question: Can adding intranasal ketamine serve as a rapid treatment for acute suicidal ideation?
Strategy: Randomly assign people requiring inpatient hospitalization for acute suicidal ideation to receive either intranasal ketamine or saline and follow up after four weeks.
Impact: A short-term treatment specific for acute suicidal ideation that allows for ongoing treatment psychiatric disorders.
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