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Obstetric anaesthesia and analgesia

Keith G. Allman, Iain H. Wilson and Aidan O’Donnell

in Oxford Handbook of Anaesthesia

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199584048
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729935 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199584048.003.0032

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Obstetric 						anaesthesia and analgesia

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James Eldridge Physiology and pharmacology  - Analgesia for labour  - Regional labour analgesia  - Epidural analgesia for labour  - The poorly functioning epidural  - Complications of epidural analgesia  - Dural puncture  - Remifentanil for labour analgesia  - Caesarean section  - Caesarean section: epidural  - Caesarean section: spinal  - Caesarean section: combined spinal/epidural (CSE)  - Inadequate anaesthesia  - Hypotension  - Caesarean section: general anaesthesia  - Antacid prophylaxis  - Postoperative analgesia  - Retained placenta  - Breast feeding and drug transfer  - Placenta praevia and accreta  - Massive obstetric haemorrhage  - Amniotic fluid embolism  - Cardiac disease and pregnancy  - Maternal resuscitation  - Pregnancy-induced hypertension, pre-eclampsia, and eclampsia  - Eclampsia  - HELLP syndrome  - Surgery during pregnancy  - Cervical cerclage  - Controversies   - See also: Obstetric anaesthesia in the patient with a spinal cord injury  - -

Chapter.  17381 words. 

Subjects: Anaesthetics ; Obstetrics

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