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Propranolol protection from bupivacaine toxicity

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Orser, B., MacDonald, J. Propranolol protection from bupivacaine toxicity. Can J Anaesth 39, 407 (1992). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03009066

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Keywords

  • Propranolol
  • Bupivacaine
  • Channel Blockade
  • Tube Thoracostomy
  • Causalgia