Epidurals for childbirth

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Oxford University Press, 1994 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 203 pages
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Epidurals for Childbirth provides a unique guide to the use of epidurals in obstetrics. It presents clear, practically based descriptions of procedures for all those involved in caring for women throughout pregnancy and labour. The book is fully comprehensive, covering the medical aspects of epidurals, including all the relevant anatomy and physiology. It also includes a chapter on how to talk confidently to patients without using medical jargon.
This handbook includes clear, concise descriptions of practical procedures; coverage of potential problems and complications; and quick and easy reference to the facts about epidurals.
An ideal, handy reference for all junior anaesthetists, midwives, and operating department assistants.

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Contents

What do we tell the patient?
1
Performing an epidural
22
Indications for epidural analgesia
37
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About the author (1994)

Anne May is a Consultant Obstetric Anaesthetist at Leicester Royal Infirmary NHS Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Leicester.

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