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Intervention Review

Combined spinal-epidural versus epidural analgesia in labour

  1. Scott W Simmons1,*,
  2. Allan M Cyna2,
  3. Alicia T Dennis3,
  4. Damien Hughes4

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 18 JUL 2007

Assessed as up-to-date: 21 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003401.pub2


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Simmons SW, Cyna AM, Dennis AT, Hughes D. Combined spinal-epidural versus epidural analgesia in labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD003401. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003401.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

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

*Scott W Simmons, Mercy Hospital for Women, 163 Studley Road, Heidelberg, Melbourne, Victoria, 3084, Australia. ssimmons@mercy.com.au.

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  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 18 JUL 2007

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