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Obstetric anaesthesia 

Obstetric anaesthesia
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Obstetric anaesthesia
Author(s):

Sally Collins

, Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

, Kevin Hayes

, Simon Jackson

, and Lawrence Impey

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199698400.003.0007
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date: 26 July 2021

Pain relief in labour

Epidural analgesia: overview

Epidural analgesia: advantages and disadvantages

Anaesthetic techniques for Caesarean section: spinal

Anaesthetic techniques for Caesarean section: epidural

Anaesthetic techniques for Caesarean section: combined spinal epidural

Anaesthetic techniques for Caesarean section: general anaesthesia

Uterine contractions in labour are associated with pain. Professionals can help to reduce women’s fears by giving precise, accurate, and relevant information antenatally including the types of analgesia available in their unit....

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