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Canadian Pediatric Anesthesia Society statement on clear fluid fasting for elective pediatric anesthesia

  • David Rosen
  • Jonathan GambleEmail author
  • Clyde Matava
  • Canadian Pediatric Anesthesia Society Fasting Guidelines Working Group
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Notes

Acknowledgements

We gratefully acknowledge the assistance of the members of Canadian Pediatric Anesthesia Society Fasting Guidelines Working Group.

Conflict of interest

Commercial or non-commercial affiliations that are or may be perceived to be a conflict of interest with the work of each author; and any other associations, such as consultancies: No author has any commercial or other affiliations that are, or may be perceived to be, a conflict of interest.

Editorial responsibility

This submission was handled by Dr. Hilary P. Grocott, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.

Funding

Funding was derived from academic stipends of the authors’ institutions.

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Copyright information

© Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Rosen
    • 1
  • Jonathan Gamble
    • 2
    Email author
  • Clyde Matava
    • 3
  • Canadian Pediatric Anesthesia Society Fasting Guidelines Working Group
  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Eastern OntarioUniversity of OttawaOttawaCanada
  2. 2.Department of Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine, and Pain Management, Royal University HospitalUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatoonCanada
  3. 3.Department of Anesthesia, Perioperative Medicine, and Pain Management, Hospital for Sick ChildrenUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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