Intervention Review

Techniques for preventing hypotension during spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section

  1. Allan M Cyna1,*,
  2. Marion Andrew2,
  3. Richard S Emmett2,
  4. Philippa Middleton3,
  5. Scott W Simmons4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 18 OCT 2006

Assessed as up-to-date: 5 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002251.pub2


How to Cite

Cyna AM, Andrew M, Emmett RS, Middleton P, Simmons SW. Techniques for preventing hypotension during spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD002251. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002251.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Women's and Children's Hospital, Department of Women's Anaesthesia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

  2. 2

    Women's and Children's Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Anaesthesia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

  3. 3

    The University of Adelaide, ARCH: Australian Research Centre for Health of Women and Babies, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

  4. 4

    Mercy Hospital for Women, Department of Anaesthesia, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia

*Allan M Cyna, Department of Women's Anaesthesia, Women's and Children's Hospital, 72 King William Road, Adelaide, South Australia, 5006, Australia. allan.cyna@health.sa.gov.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 18 OCT 2006

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