Debra A Orr

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate oral clonidine in a dose of 0.3 mg as a routine premedicant. Sixty-nine normotensive female patients were studied in a randomized double-blind investigation in which clonidine was compared with an inert treatment. Clonidine produced a significant reduction in anxiety (P less than 0.05) and sedation and a reduction(More)
We report the results of a study comparing two dose regimens of the gastric antisecretory agent, omeprazole, used as prophylaxis against pulmonary aspiration of gastric contents during general anaesthesia for elective Caesarean section. Since antisecretory agents do not clear stomach contents already present at the start of treatment, two groups of patients(More)
BACKGROUND An intensified treatment regimen for previously untreated Stage III and IV resectable oral cavity, oropharyngeal, or hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma was analyzed to assess disease control, patient compliance, and toxicity. METHODS Forty three patients with previously untreated, advanced, resectable squamous cell carcinoma of the oral(More)
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