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Harvard Medical School 
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Massachusetts General Hospital
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Epidural Labour Analgesia and Labour Outcome

Author(s): David C. Campbell.

Abstract:

1. Review the Incidence of Anesthesia-Related Maternal Mortality 2. Review Changes in Anesthesia for the Parturient over the Past 20 years 3. Review Suggested "Negative" Morbidity Associated with Epidural Labour Analgesia 4. Review the Evidence Pertaining to the Effect of Epidural Labour Analgesia on Cesarean and Instrumented Vaginal Delivery rates as well as Progress of Labour.

Keywords: analgesic medications, general anesthesia, labour analgesia, CESAREAN DELIVERY, patient controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA)

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Article Details

VOLUME: 2
ISSUE: 3
Year: 2006
Page: [223 - 227]
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.2174/157340406778018838
Price: $58