Combination is still widely used

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7012.1089b (Published 21 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1089
  1. R W R Farrell, Senior registrar
  1. Department of Otolaryngology, Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust, London NW3 2QG

    EDITOR,--The use of cocaine and adrenaline paste is a controversial issue among otolaryngologists.1 In 1991 the British Association of Otolaryngologists—Head and Neck Surgeons surveyed all consultant surgeons who were members and found that 63.5% used cocaine without adrenaline, 19.5% used cocaine and adrenaline, and 17% used cocaine with and without adrenaline.2 Of the 312 who used cocaine, …

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