Chapter 6. Epidural Analgesia for Labour and Delivery

  1. Martin R Tramèr
  1. Stephen Halpern and
  2. Barbara Leighton

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750582.ch6

Evidence-based Resource in Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Second Edition

Evidence-based Resource in Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Second Edition

How to Cite

Halpern, S. and Leighton, B. (2003) Epidural Analgesia for Labour and Delivery, in Evidence-based Resource in Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Second Edition (ed M. R. Tramèr), BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750582.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Division of Anaesthesiology, Geneva University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917867

Online ISBN: 9780470750582

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Keywords:

  • epidural analgesia;
  • delivery;
  • back pain;
  • infusion;
  • analgesia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Epidural analgesia and the progress of labour

  • Epidural analgesia and long-term back pain

  • Ropivacaine versus bupivacaine for labour analgesia

  • Patient-controlled epidural analgesia versus continuous infusion for labour analgesia

  • Summary

  • References