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Regional techniques in pregnancy

Rachel Collis, Sarah Harries, Saira Hussain, Martin Garry and Vinay Ratnalikar

in Obstetric Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199208326
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725883 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199208326.003.0007

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Regional techniques in pregnancy

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Rachel Collis, Sarah Harries, Saira Hussain, Martin Garry and Vinay Ratnalikar Introduction/benefits - Absolute contraindications - Relative contraindications - The management of the mother on anticoagulants - Consent - Monitoring - Documentation - Positioning the mother - Skin preparation - Techniques of epidural insertion - Difficulties with insertion - Bloody tap - Accidental dural puncture - Techniques of spinal insertion - Combined spinal–epidural technique - Removing the epidural catheter

Chapter.  10376 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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