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Obstetric anaesthesia and cardiac disease 

Obstetric anaesthesia and cardiac disease
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Obstetric anaesthesia and cardiac disease
Author(s):

Dawn L. Adamson

, Mandish K. Dhanjal

, and Catherine Nelson-Piercy

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199574308.003.0151
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date: 25 November 2020

Introduction 328

Mode of delivery and anaesthetic technique 330

Choice of anaesthetic technique 332

General considerations for the obstetric anaesthetist 334

Conclusion 336

Although decisions regarding mode and timing of delivery are primarily determined by obstetric and cardiac indications, the anaesthetist has an important role in enabling a safe and optimal outcome for both mother and baby....

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