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Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia

, Volume 42, Issue 6, pp 558–558 | Cite as

Addition of clonidine and fentanyl to epidural blockade with 0.5% bupivacaine

  • Julian C. S. Murphy
  • Edward A. Shipton
  • Ivan Havlik
  • Hermanus S. Schoeman
Correspondence
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Keywords

Fentanyl Clonidine Bupivacaine Ventilatory Response Adrenergic Agonist 
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    Sperry RJ, Bailey PL, Pace NL, Eldrege S, Johnson K, Stanley TH. Clonidine does not depress the ventilatory response to CO2 in man. Anesth Analg 1990; 70: S383.Google Scholar

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© Canadian Anesthesiologists 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Julian C. S. Murphy
    • 1
  • Edward A. Shipton
    • 1
  • Ivan Havlik
    • 1
  • Hermanus S. Schoeman
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Departments of Anaesthesia and PharmacologyUniversity of WitwatersrandJoubert ParkSouth Africa
  2. 2.Medical University of Southern AfricaSouth Africa

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