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Title Evidence-based obstetric anesthesia / edited by Stephen H. Halpern, M. Joanne Douglas
Published Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, [2005]


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Description xi, 243 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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
Summary "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 synthesis of the best evidence an invaluable resource to inform their practice."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Anesthesia in obstetrics.
Evidence-based medicine.
Author Halpern, Stephen H.
Douglas, M. Joanne.
LC no. 2004028825
ISBN 9780727917348