Evidence-based obstetric anesthesia /

"This is the first text to systematically review the evidence for obstetric anesthesia and analgesia. Evidence-based practice is now being embraced worldwide as a requirement for all clinicians; in the everyday use of anesthesia and analgesia for childbirth, anesthetists will find this synthesi...

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Other Authors: Halpern, Stephen H., Douglas, M. Joanne.
Format: eBook
Published: Malden, Mass. : BMJ Books : Blackwell Pub., ©2005.
Series:Evidence-based medicine.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Consent for obstetrical analgesia and anesthesia / Joanne Douglas
  • The effect of epidural analgesia on the progress of labor / Barbara Leighton & Stephen Halpern
  • Maintenance of epidural analgesia for labor / Stephen Halpern
  • The use of transcutaneous nerve stimulation for labor pain / Carolyn Weininger
  • Is nitrous oxide an effective analgesic for labor? / Jean Kronberg & Dorothy Thompson
  • Choice of local anesthetic for labor and delivery / Stephen Halpern
  • Intrathecal opioids in labor / Martin Tramer & Chahé Mardirosoff
  • Epidural catheter design and the incidence of complications / Margaret Srebrnjak & Stephen Halpern
  • The effect of increasing central blood volume to decrease hypotension following spinal anesthesia for Cesarean section / Pamela Morgan
  • The use of vasopressors for the prevention and treatment of hypotension secondary to regional anesthesia for Cesarean section / Stephen Halpern & Michelle Chochinov
  • General versus regional anesthesia for Cesarean section / Yehuda Ginosaur & Ian Russell
  • Prevention and treatment of side effects of neuraxial opioids / Niall Purdie & Martin van der Vyver
  • Multimodal analgesia following Cesarean section / Pamela Angle
  • The use of neuraxial anesthesia in parturients with thrombocytopenia / Joanne Douglas
  • Rational approach to aspiration prophylaxis / Geraldine O'Sullivan, Andrew Shennan & Darren Hart
  • Postdural puncture headache / Peter Choi
  • Epidural analgesia and back pain / Terrance Breen
  • Analgesia for breech version / William Wight
  • Is there a difference between the obstetric and non-obstetric airway? / Eric Goldszmidt.