Epidural catheter replacement and intrathecal catheter techniques for preventing post-dural puncture headache following an inadvertent dural puncture in labour

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Matthew J Newman,

    Corresponding author
    1. Women's and Children's Hospital, Department of Women's Anaesthesia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    • Matthew J Newman, Department of Women's Anaesthesia, Women's and Children's Hospital, 72 King William Road, Adelaide, South Australia, 5006, Australia. matthew.newman@health.sa.gov.au.

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  • Allan M Cyna,

    1. Women's and Children's Hospital, Department of Women's Anaesthesia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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  • Philippa Middleton

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

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess epidural catheter replacement and intrathecal catheter insertion techniques, in preventing post-dural puncture headache, following inadvertent dural puncture during attempted insertion of an epidural for labour analgesia.