Chapter 4. Regional Analgesia and Anaesthesia

  1. Robin Russell Consultant Anaesthetist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer
  1. Michael Paech

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760222.ch4

Anaesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Anaesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

How to Cite

Paech, M. (2008) Regional Analgesia and Anaesthesia, in Anaesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ed R. Russell), BMJ Publishing Group, Tavistock Square, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760222.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Nuffield Department of Anaesthetics, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727912763

Online ISBN: 9780470760222

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Keywords:

  • caesarean section;
  • central neuraxis block;
  • regional anaesthesia;
  • surgery during pregnancy;
  • labour analgesia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Indications for Regional Anaesthesia and Analgesia

  • Contraindications to Regional Anaesthesia and Analgesia

  • Effects of Regional Analgesia and Anaesthesia on the Baby

  • Effects of Regional Analgesia and Anaesthesia on Labour and Delivery

  • Consent

  • Regional Analgesia for Pain Relief During Labour and Delivery

  • Regional Anaesthesia for Instrumental Delivery

  • Regional Anaesthesia for Elective Caesarean Section

  • Regional Anaesthesia for Emergency Caesarean Section

  • Regional Anaesthesia for Retained Placenta

  • Postoperative Analgesia After Regional Anaesthesia

  • Immediate Complications of Local Anaesthetic

  • Immediate Complications of Opioids

  • Urinary Retention and Bladder Dysfunction