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Table 4 The incidence of intraoperative adverse effects

From: Spinal anesthesia for lengthy lower limb orthopedic surgeries: dexmedetomidine plus fentanyl versus dexmedetomidine

  Group D Group DF P
Sedation (Ramsay scale > 2) 11 (48%) 17 (75%) 0.172
Shivering 6 (27%) 3 (13%) 0.268
Vomiting 1 (4%) 3 (13%) 0.301
Itching 0 (0%) 2 (9%)* 0.001
  1. Data are in number (percent). n = 23
  2. *Significant difference, P ≤ 0.05
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