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Soltis Joseph J. BA; Gandolfi, A. Jay PhD
Anesthesia & Analgesia: January 1980
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A method is reported which utilizes a sodium fusion reaction to decompose organofluorine compounds and yield ionic fluoride which may then be quantified with a specific ion electrode. The method is simple, quick, sensitive, and applicable to fluorinated anesthetic metabolites.

Supported by National Institutes of Health Grants CA21820–02 and 2 R01 AM16715–05.

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