Regional analgesia for labour

Eleanor Lewis and Saira Hussain

Edited by Rachel Collis and Sarah Harries

in Obstetric Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199208326
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725883 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Regional analgesia for labour

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Rachel Collis, Sarah Harries, Eleanor Lewis, Saira Hussain Introduction - Drugs in the epidural space - The test dose - Pain scoring - Assessing the block - Administering analgesia - Epidurals that don't work - Rescuing the failing epidural - Assessing a labour epidural for anaesthesia - Combined spinal–epidural analgesia in labour - Regional analgesia for early labour - Regional analgesia for late labour

Chapter.  9379 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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