This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.
In Reply.—We are grateful for the opportunity to reemphasize the dangerous delayed complication of fentanyl. The high dose of the drug was given as the primary anesthetic agent, not as a supplementary "analgesic" agent. Since we were unaware of this complication, we believe that it is worthwhile bringing it to the attention of other general surgeons, to prevent them committing the same error.
KLAUSNER JM. 'Anesthetic' Doses of Fentanyl-Reply. Arch Surg. 1988;123(12):1525. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1988.01400360095019
* * SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE * *
The JAMA Network Sites will be conducting routine maintenance from 10/20/2017 through 10/21/2017. During this window access to content and authentication may be intermittently available. The JAMA Store will be completely unavailable during the maintenance window.