Chapter 5. Is Nitrous Oxide an Effective Analgesic for Labor? A Qualitative Systematic Review

  1. Stephen H. Halpern1 and
  2. M. Joanne Douglas2
  1. Jean E. Kronberg and
  2. Dorothy E.A. Thompson

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988343.ch5

Evidence-based Obstetric Anesthesia

Evidence-based Obstetric Anesthesia

How to Cite

Kronberg, J. E. and Thompson, D. E.A. (2005) Is Nitrous Oxide an Effective Analgesic for Labor? A Qualitative Systematic Review, in Evidence-based Obstetric Anesthesia (eds S. H. Halpern and M. J. Douglas), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988343.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Director of Obstetrical Anaesthesia, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    Clinical Professor, Department of Anaesthesia, University of British Columbia and British Columbia's Women's Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917348

Online ISBN: 9780470988343

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Keywords:

  • nitrous oxide;
  • labor analgesic;
  • randomized controlled trials (RCTS);
  • inclusion criteria;
  • inhalational agents

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Methods

  • Inclusion criteria

  • Data extraction and analysis

  • Results

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments