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Post delivery

Rafal Baraz and Paul Clyburn

in Obstetric Anaesthesia for Developing Countries

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199572144
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607488 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199572144.003.0011

Series: Oxford Anaesthesia Library

Post delivery

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• Post delivery monitoring reduces the incidence of maternal morbidity and mortality • All women who receive obstetric anaesthesia or analgesia should be reviewed by the anaesthetic team after delivery • Any delay in epidural or spinal block regression should be referred early to the anaesthetic team • Management of pain after delivery requires a multimodal approach • Withholding oral fluids after uncomplicated caesarean section has no benefit.

Chapter.  2208 words. 

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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