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Pain relief: pharmacological 

Pain relief: pharmacological
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Pain relief: pharmacological
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10.1093/med/9780199584673.003.0013
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date: 21 September 2018

Nitrous oxide and oxygen administration 258

Opiates 259

Lumbar epidural analgesia 260

This is a very good method to use in practice as:

It is easily available to all midwives

The woman controls it herself

It works quickly, usually within three to four contractions...

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