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Anaesthesia for caesarean section: basic principles

Kath Eggers, Monica Chawathe, Fiona Benjamin, Jon Hughes, Karthikeyan Chelliah and Rafal Baraz

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/9780199208326.003.0009

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Anaesthesia for caesarean section: basic principles

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Kath Eggers, Monica Chawathe, Fiona Benjamin, Jon Hughes, Karthikeyan Chelliah, and Rafal Baraz Urgency, timing and classification - Information and consent - Antacid prophylaxis - Monitoring mother and fetus - Aorto-caval compression - Maternal position - Intravenous prehydration (preload) - Vasopressors - Drugs for uterine contraction

Chapter.  6137 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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