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Paul A. Sloan, MD

Practice areas

  • Acute Pain and Regional Anesthesia
  • Pain Management

Faculty rank

Professor of Anesthesiology

Clinic information

Clinical interests

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Pain Management

Education

Degree

McGill University, College of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Residency

McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Fellowship

Pain Medicine, Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Anesthesiology
American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Management
American Board of Anesthesiology, Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Additional information

Profile

My name is Paul Sloan; I received my medical degree from McGill University, College of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. I completed a fellowship in Pain Medicine at Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide.

I am board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in Pain Management and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Research/Publications

  1. Bauer B, Rebel A, Dilorenzo A, Schell RM, Dority JS, Lukens F, Sloan PA. Cognitive aid use improves transition of care by graduating medical students during a simulated crisis. Med Educ Online. 2016;21:32118.
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  2. Birthi P, Nagar VR, Nickerson R, Sloan PA. Hypogonadism associated with long-term opioid therapy: A systematic review. J Opioid Manag. 11(3):255-78.
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  3. Nguyen D, Gurvitz-Gambrel S, Sloan PA, Dority JS, DiLorenzo A, Hassan ZU, Rebel A. The impact of exposure to liver transplantation anesthesia on the ability to treat intraoperative hyperkalemia: a simulation experience. Int Surg. 2015 Apr;100(4):672-7.
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  4. Sloan PA. Case studies of long-acting, extended-release, and sustained-release opioids for the treatment of chronic nonmalignant pain. J Opioid Manag. 2015;Suppl:42-6.
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  5. Sloan PA, Davis MP, Gamier P. Specific pharmacology of long-acting, extended-release, and sustained-release opioids for the treatment of chronic nonmalignant pain. J Opioid Manag. 2015;Suppl:21-41.
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  6. Reisfield GM, Sloan PA. Rethinking methadone for the management of chronic pain. J Opioid Manag. 2012 Sep-Oct; 8(5):271-2. PMID: 23264283.
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  7. Sloan P. Buprenorphine for chronic pain management. J Support Oncol. 2012 Nov-Dec; 10(6):220-1. PMID: 22809653.
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  8. Birthi P, Sloan P, Salles S. Subcutaneous botulinum toxin A for the treatment of refractory complex regional pain syndrome. PM R. 2012 Jun; 4(6):446-9. PMID: 22732156.
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  9. Grider JS, Mullet TW, Saha SP, Harned ME, Sloan PA. A randomized, double-blind trial comparing continuous thoracic epidural bupivacaine with and without opioid in contrast to a continuous paravertebral infusion of bupivacaine for post-thoracotomy pain. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2012 Feb; 26(1):83-9. PMID: 22100213.
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  10. Wala EP, Sloan PA, Holtman JR. Effect of prior treatment with ultra-low-dose morphine on opioid- and nerve injury-induced hyperalgesia in rats. J Opioid Manag. 2011 Sep-Oct; 7(5):377-89. PMID: 22165037.
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  11. Rebel A, Hatton KW, Sloan PA, Hayes CT, Sardam SC, Dority J, Hassan ZU. Neurophysiological monitoring simulation using flash animation for anesthesia resident training. Simul Healthc. 2011 Feb; 6(1):48-54. PMID: 21330850.
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  12. Rebel A, Sloan P, Andrykowski M. Retrospective analysis of high-dose intrathecal morphine for analgesia after pelvic surgery. Pain Res Manag. 2011 Jan-Feb; 16(1):19-26. PMID: 21369537.
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  13. Grider JS, Harned ME, Sloan PA. Patient selection and trialing techniques utilizing low-dose intrathecal morphine for chronic nonmalignant pain: a report of two cases. J Opioid Manag. 2010 Sep-Oct; 6(5):371-6. PMID: 21046935.
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  14. Rebel A, Sloan PA. Intrathecal local anesthetics combined with high-dose intrathecal morphine for surgery. J Opioid Manag. 2010 May-Jun; 6(3):166-7. PMID: 20642245.
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  15. Sloan PA. Thoracic epidural analgesics provide excellent cancer pain relief at the end of life. J Opioid Manag. 2010 May-Jun; 6(3):161. PMID: 20642244.
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  16. Sloan PA, Asghar-Ali A, Teague A, Body E, Kunik ME. Psychiatric hospitalists and continuity of care: a comparison of two models. J Psychiatr Pract. 2010 May; 16(3):170-6. PMID: 20485105.
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  17. Hassan Z, DiLorenzo A, Sloan P. Teaching clinical opioid pharmacology with the Human Patient Simulator. J Opioid Manag. 2010 Mar-Apr; 6(2):125-32. PMID: 20481177.
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  18. Rebel A, Sloan P, Andrykowski M. Postoperative analgesia after radical prostatectomy with high-dose intrathecal morphine and intravenous naloxone: a retrospective review. J Opioid Manag. 2009 Nov-Dec; 5(6):331-9. PMID: 20073407.
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  19. Sloan PA, Klimkina O. Intranasal abuse of prescription hydrocodone/acetaminophen results in oronasal fistula: a case report. J Opioid Manag. 2009 Nov-Dec; 5(6):383-5. PMID: 20073413.
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  20. Sloan PA. Opioid risk management: understanding FDA mandated risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMS). J Opioid Manag. 2009 May-Jun; 5(3):131-3. PMID: 19662921.
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  21. Sloan PA, Grider JS. Interventional treatment of back pain in a patient with cancer. J Opioid Manag. 2009 Jan-Feb; 5(1):10. PMID: 19344043.
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  22. Sloan P. Review of oral oxymorphone in the management of pain. Ther Clin Risk Manag. 2008 Aug; 4(4):777-87. PMID: 19209260.
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  23. Hamann S, Sloan PA, Witt W. Low-dose intrathecal naloxone to enhance intrathecal morphine analgesia: a case report. J Opioid Manag. 2008 Jul-Aug; 4(4):251-4. PMID: 18837205.
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  24. Sloan PA, Barkin RL. Oxymorphone and oxymorphone extended release: a pharmacotherapeutic review. J Opioid Manag. 2008 May-Jun; 4(3):131-44. PMID: 18717508.
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  25. Colclough G, McLarney JT, Sloan PA, McCoun KT, Rose GL, Grider JS, Steyn P. Epidural haloperidol enhances epidural morphine analgesia: three case reports. J Opioid Manag. 2008 May-Jun; 4(3):163-6. PMID: 18717511.
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  26. Hassan ZU, Dorfling J, McLarney JT, Sloan PA. The patient simulator for training of anesthesia residents in the management of one lung ventilation. Simul Healthc. 2008; 3(1):47-52. PMID: 19088642.
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  27. Sloan PA. Interference of bispectral index monitoring with intraoperative use of the electromyograph endotracheal tube. Can J Anaesth. 2007 Dec; 54(12):1028-9. PMID: 18056216.
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  28. Reisfield GM, Webb FJ, Bertholf RL, Sloan PA, Wilson GR. Family physicians' proficiency in urine drug test interpretation. J Opioid Manag. 2007 Nov-Dec; 3(6):333-7. PMID: 18290585.
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  29. Hassan ZU, D'Addario M, Sloan PA. Human patient simulator for training oral and maxillofacial surgery residents in general anesthesia and airway management. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2007 Sep; 65(9):1892-7. PMID: 17719422.
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  30. Sloan PA. Neuraxial pain relief for intractable cancer pain. Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2007 Aug; 11(4):283-9. PMID: 17686392.
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  31. Hamann S, Sloan P. Oral naltrexone to enhance analgesia in patients receiving continuous intrathecal morphine for chronic pain: a randomized, double-blind, prospective pilot study. J Opioid Manag. 2007 May-Jun; 3(3):137-44. PMID: 18027539.
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  32. Sloan P, Hamann S. Ultra-low-dose opioid antagonists to enhance opioid analgesia. J Opioid Manag. 2006 Sep-Oct; 2(5):295-304. PMID: 17319262.
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  33. Sloan P, Babul N. Extended-release opioids for the management of chronic non-malignant pain. Expert Opin Drug Deliv. 2006 Jul; 3(4):489-97. PMID: 16822224.
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  34. Babul N, Sloan P, Lipman AG. Safety of cox-2 selective nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs for postsurgical pain. Anesth Analg. 2006 Feb; 102(2):645-6; author reply 646. PMID: 16428581.
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  35. Babul N, Sloan P, Lipman AG. Postsurgical safety of opioid-sparing cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors. Anesthesiology. 2006 Feb; 104(2):375; author reply 376. PMID: 16436859.
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  36. Hassan ZU, Sloan P. Using a mannequin-based simulator for anesthesia resident training in cardiac anesthesia. Simul Healthc. 2006; 1(1):44-8. PMID: 19088573.
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  37. Hanna MN, Donnelly MB, Montgomery CL, Sloan PA. Perioperative pain management education: a short structured regional anesthesia course compared with traditional teaching among medical students. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2005 Nov-Dec; 30(6):523-8. PMID: 16326336.
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  38. Sloan P, Slatkin N, Ahdieh H. Effectiveness and safety of oral extended-release oxymorphone for the treatment of cancer pain: a pilot study. Support Care Cancer. 2005 Jan; 13(1):57-65. PMID: 15538638.
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  39. Sloan PA. The evolving role of interventional pain management in oncology. J Support Oncol. 2004 Nov-Dec; 2(6):491-500, 503. PMID: 15605916.
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  40. Sloan PA, Plymale M, LaFountain P, Johnson M, Snapp J, Sloan DA. Equipping medical students to manage cancer pain: a comparison of three educational methods. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2004 Apr; 27(4):333-42. PMID: 15050661.
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  41. Sloan PA, Kancharla A. Treatment of neuropathic orbital pain with gabapentin. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2003; 17(2):89-94. PMID: 14649392.
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  42. Sloan PA, LaFountain P, Plymale M, Johnson M, Snapp J, Sloan DA. Cancer pain education for medical students: the development of a short course on CD-ROM. Pain Med. 2002 Mar; 3(1):66-72. PMID: 15102220.
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  43. Sloan PA, Rasul M. Prolongation of rapacuronium neuromuscular blockade by clindamycin and magnesium. Anesth Analg. 2002 Jan; 94(1):123-4, table of contents. PMID: 11772813.
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  44. Plymale MA, Sloan PA, Johnson M, Lafountain P, Snapp J, Vanderveer B, Sloan DA. Cancer pain education: a structured clinical instruction module for hospice nurses. Cancer Nurs. 2001 Dec; 24(6):424-9. PMID: 11762504.
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  45. Sloan PA, LaFountain P, Plymale M, Johnson M, Montgomery C, Snapp J, Sloan D. Implementing cancer pain education for medical students. Cancer Pract. 2001 Sep-Oct; 9(5):225-9. PMID: 11879318.
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  46. Sloan PA, Plymale MA, Johnson M, Vanderveer B, LaFountain P, Sloan DA. Cancer pain management skills among medical students: the development of a Cancer Pain Objective Structured Clinical Examination. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2001 Apr; 21(4):298-306. PMID: 11312044.
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  47. Plymale MA, Sloan PA, Johnson M, Snapp J, LaFountain P. Junior medical students' perceptions of an introductory hospice experience. Hosp J. 2001; 15(4):41-51. PMID: 11876343.
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  48. Plymale MA, Sloan PA, Johnson M, LaFountain P, Snapp J, Sloan DA. Cancer pain education: the use of a structured clinical instruction module to enhance learning among medical students. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2000 Jul; 20(1):4-11. PMID: 10946163.
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  49. von Gunten CF, Sloan PA, Portenoy RK, Schonwetter RS. Physician board certification in hospice and palliative medicine. J Palliat Med. 2000; 3(4):441-7. PMID: 15859696.
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  50. Dhar P, George I, Mankad A, Sloan P. Flow transducer gas leak detected after induction. Anesth Analg. 1999 Dec; 89(6):1587. PMID: 10589660.
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  51. Sloan P, Basta M, Storey P, von Gunten C. Mexiletine as an adjuvant analgesic for the management of neuropathic cancer pain. Anesth Analg. 1999 Sep; 89(3):760-1. PMID: 10475321.
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  52. Sloan PA, Vanderveer BL, Snapp JS, Johnson M, Sloan DA. Cancer pain assessment and management recommendations by hospice nurses. University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. J Pain Symptom Manage. 1999 Aug; 18(2):103-10. PMID: 10484857.
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  53. Basta M, Sloan P. Epidural hematoma following epidural catheter placement in a patient with chronic renal failure. Can J Anaesth. 1999 Mar; 46(3):271-4. PMID: 10210054.
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  54. Carpenter JS, Sloan P, Andrykowski MA, McGrath P, Sloan D, Rexford T, Kenady D. Risk factors for pain after mastectomy/lumpectomy. Cancer Pract. 1999 Mar-Apr; 7(2):66-70. PMID: 10352063.
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  55. Plymale MA, Witzke DB, Sloan PA, Blue AV, Sloan DA. Cancer survivors as standardized patients: an innovative program integrating cancer survivors into structured clinical teaching. J Cancer Educ. 1999; 14(2):67-71. PMID: 10397479.
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  56. Sloan P, Melzack R. Long-term patterns of morphine dosage and pain intensity among cancer patients. Hosp J. 1999; 14(2):35-47. PMID: 10624231.
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  57. Carpenter JS, Andrykowski MA, Sloan P, Cunningham L, Cordova MJ, Studts JL, McGrath PC, Sloan D, Kenady DE. Postmastectomy/postlumpectomy pain in breast cancer survivors. J Clin Epidemiol. 1998 Dec; 51(12):1285-92. PMID: 10086821.
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  58. Sloan PA, Moulin DE, Hays H. A clinical evaluation of transdermal therapeutic system fentanyl for the treatment of cancer pain. J Pain Symptom Manage. 1998 Aug; 16(2):102-11. PMID: 9737101.
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  59. Sloan PA, Montgomery C, Musick D. Medical student knowledge of morphine for the management of cancer pain. J Pain Symptom Manage. 1998 Jun; 15(6):359-64. PMID: 9670636.
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  60. Cable TD, Sloan PA, Kaufer H. Acute tubular necrosis of an allograft kidney following total hip replacement. A case report. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1997 Sep; 79(9):1402-3. PMID: 9314405.
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  61. Sloan PA, Donnelly MB, Vanderveer B, Delomas M, Schwartz RW, Sloan DA. Cancer pain education among family physicians. J Pain Symptom Manage. 1997 Aug; 14(2):74-81. PMID: 9262036.
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  62. Sloan PA, Donnelly MB, Schwartz RW, Sloan DA. Residents' management of the symptoms associated with terminal cancer. Hosp J. 1997; 12(3):5-15. PMID: 9256684.
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  63. Sloan PA, Donnelly MB, Schwartz RW, Sloan DA. Cancer pain assessment and management by housestaff. Pain. 1996 Oct; 67(2-3):475-81. PMID: 8951944.
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  64. Devlin H, Garland H, Sloan P. Healing of tooth extraction sockets in experimental diabetes mellitus. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1996 Sep; 54(9):1087-91. PMID: 8811819.
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  65. Bruera E, Sloan P, Mount B, Scott J, Suarez-Almazor M. A randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, crossover trial comparing the safety and efficacy of oral sustained-release hydromorphone with immediate-release hydromorphone in patients with cancer pain. Canadian Palliative Care Clinical Trials Group. J Clin Oncol. 1996 May; 14(5):1713-7. PMID: 8622092.
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  66. Sloan PA, Hodes J, John W. Radiosurgical pituitary ablation for cancer pain. J Palliat Care. 1996; 12(2):51-3. PMID: 8708853.
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  67. Dhaliwal HS, Sloan P, Arkinstall WW, Thirlwell MP, Babul N, Harsanyi Z, Darke AC. Randomized evaluation of controlled-release codeine and placebo in chronic cancer pain. J Pain Symptom Manage. 1995 Nov; 10(8):612-23. PMID: 8594122.
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  68. Classi R, Sloan PA. Intraoperative detection of laparoscopic bladder injury. Can J Anaesth. 1995 May; 42(5 Pt 1):415-6. PMID: 7614650.
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  69. Milne RW, Sloan PA, McLean CF, Mather LE, Nation RL, Runciman WB, Rutten AJ, Somogyi AA. Disposition of morphine and its 3- and 6-glucuronide metabolites during morphine infusion in the sheep. Drug Metab Dispos. 1993 Nov-Dec; 21(6):1151-6. PMID: 7905398.
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  70. Hemmings G, Salevsky FC, Sloan PA, Angle M, Ralley FE, Chartrand D, Weeks S, Moore A, Gauthier M, Catchlove R, et al. Anaesthetists and the right to die. Can J Anaesth. 1993 Jan; 40(1):78-9. PMID: 8425249.
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  71. Johnston GD, Banks DC, Davies S, Duffin D, Garnham JC, Nicholls DP, Raj MV, Mansy S, Sloan P, Strouthidis TM, et al. A double blind comparative study of lisinopril and enalapril in patients with essential hypertension. J Hum Hypertens. 1991 Oct; 5(5):405-10. PMID: 1663163.
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  72. Sloan PA. Neuropathic cancer-related pain. J Palliat Care. 1991; 7(2):44-6. PMID: 1870045.
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  73. Rutten AJ, Mather LE, Nancarrow C, Sloan PA, McLean CF. Cardiovascular effects and regional clearances of intravenous ropivacaine in sheep. Anesth Analg. 1990 Jun; 70(6):577-82. PMID: 2344052.
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  74. Thirlwell MP, Sloan PA, Maroun JA, Boos GJ, Besner JG, Stewart JH, Mount BM. Pharmacokinetics and clinical efficacy of oral morphine solution and controlled-release morphine tablets in cancer patients. Cancer. 1989 Jun 1; 63(11 Suppl):2275-83. PMID: 2720576.
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  75. Sloan PA. Nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia in palliative care. J Palliat Care. 1986 Aug; 2(1):43-5. PMID: 2453642.
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