Chapter 5. General Anaesthesia for Obstetrics

  1. Robin Russell Consultant Anaesthetist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer
  1. Richard Vanner

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760222.ch5

Anaesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Anaesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

How to Cite

Vanner, R. (2008) General Anaesthesia for Obstetrics, in Anaesthesia for Obstetrics and Gynaecology (ed R. Russell), BMJ Publishing Group, Tavistock Square, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760222.ch5

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:

  • obstetrics;
  • maternal mortality;
  • cricothyrotomy;
  • preoperative assessment;
  • antacid prophylaxis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Maternal mortality

  • Preparation of Theatre and Equipment

  • Preparation of the Patient

  • General Anaesthesia

  • Anaesthetic Agents

  • Recovery

  • Complications