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Anaesthesia and analgesia for specific obstetric conditions

Sarah Harries

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/9780199572144.003.0019

Series: Oxford Anaesthesia Library

Anaesthesia and analgesia for specific obstetric conditions

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• The obstetric anaesthetist is requested to deal with a variety of problems on a busy delivery suite each day • An understanding of the common obstetric problems is essential to safely provide the appropriate anaesthetic management • Teamwork and prompt, effective communication between anaesthetists, anaesthetic practitioners, midwives, and obstetricians are vital in each situation • It is important for all professionals involved to understand their own role and the factors affecting the decision-making of other disciplines.

Chapter.  4029 words. 

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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