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Post delivery 

Post delivery
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Post delivery
Author(s):

Rafal Baraz

and Paul Clyburn

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199572144.003.0011
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date: 20 October 2017

• 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.

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