Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia

, Volume 37, Issue 6, pp 710–711 | Cite as

Epidural morphine injections for the treatment of postspinal headache

  • Joseph Eldor
  • Pierre Guedj
  • Shamay Cotev


Vecuronium Epidural Catheter Epidural Morphine Dural Puncture Adductor Pollicis 
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© Canadian Anesthesiologists 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph Eldor
    • 1
  • Pierre Guedj
    • 1
  • Shamay Cotev
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiaHadassah University Medical Center, Ein KaremJerusalemIsrael

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