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Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia

, Volume 37, Issue 8, pp 905–906 | Cite as

The shortened fluid fast and the Canadian Anaesthetists’ Society’s new guidelines for fasting in elective/ emergency patients

Symposium Report

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Gastric Content Solid Food Canadian Anaesthetist Apple Juice Gastric Fluid 
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