Regional Analgesia in Obstetrics: A Millennium Update by Felicity ReynoldsRegional Analgesia in Obstetrics: A Millennium Update by Felicity Reynolds

Regional Analgesia in Obstetrics: A Millennium Update

EditorFelicity Reynolds

Paperback | November 5, 2012

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Regional Analgesia in Obstetrics provides an account of the developments in the provision of regional analgesia and anaesthesia in obstetrics over the last decade. The book covers the attitudes to obstetric analgesia in different countries; the indications for regional analgesia in labour; the effects of regional analgesia on outcome; and operative delivery.
Title:Regional Analgesia in Obstetrics: A Millennium UpdateFormat:PaperbackDimensions:411 pagesPublished:November 5, 2012Publisher:Springer LondonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1447111427

ISBN - 13:9781447111429

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Table of Contents

Preface; Foreword; I. USA; UK; Scandinavia; Western Europe; Eastern Europe; Turkey; Australia & New Zealand; Far East.- II. Mobile epidurals and new drugs; Spinal analgesia; Top-ups, infusions and PCEA; Place of test dose/fluid loading; Trials: what should we assess?; Up-down sequential analysis.- III. Obstetric complications; Intercurrent disease; Place in low risk?- IV. Benefits of relieving labour pain; Effect on labour and delivery; Effects on the baby. V. Regional anaesthesia for surgery; Postoperative pain relief.- VI. Immediate complications; Dural puncture and headache; Long term backache; Neurological sequelae; Impact on maternal mortality; Contraindications; Medicolegal implications; Information and consent.