Intervention Review

Analgesia for relief of pain due to uterine cramping/involution after birth

  1. Andrea R Deussen1,*,
  2. Pat Ashwood1,
  3. Ruth Martis2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 11 MAY 2011

Assessed as up-to-date: 6 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004908.pub2

How to Cite

Deussen AR, Ashwood P, Martis R. Analgesia for relief of pain due to uterine cramping/involution after birth. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD004908. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004908.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The University of Adelaide, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

  2. 2

    Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT), Faculty of Applied Sciences and Allied Health, School of Midwifery, Christchurch, New Zealand

*Andrea R Deussen, Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Adelaide, Women's and Children's Hospital, Level 1 QVB, 72 King William Street, North Adelaide, South Australia, 5006, Australia.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 11 MAY 2011


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