S E Piggott

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OBJECTIVE To determine the influence of general or regional anaesthesia on long term mental function in elderly patients. DESIGN Prospective study of patients randomly allocated to receive general or regional anaesthesia. SETTING The patients' homes and a large teaching hospital in Cardiff. SUBJECTS 146 Patients aged 60 and over scheduled for elective(More)
The effectiveness of the benzodiazepine antagonist, flumazenil, was evaluated in a randomized double-blind clinical study in which diazepam 0.2 mg kg-1 or midazolam 0.1 mg kg-1 was used for i.v. sedation. We studied 120 day-case patients undergoing gastroscopy and treated with either flumazenil 0.1-2 mg or placebo after the procedure. Psychometric(More)
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