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Edited By: Dr A. A. Klein, Cambridge, UK

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 5/31 (Anesthesiology)

Online ISSN: 1365-2044

- obstetric anaesthesia

Special Collection: Obstetric Anaesthesia


Codeine in mothers and children: where are we now?
A. Palanisamy and C. R. Bailey

Hypertension and haemodynamics in pregnant women – is a unified theory for pre-eclampsia possible?
A. T. Dennis and J. M. Castro

MBRRACE-UK – the new home for the Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths – reports for the first time
J. H. Bamber and S. M. Kinsella

Timing of epidural blood patch: clearing up the confusion
B. M. Scavone

Vasopressors for the treatment of maternal hypotension following spinal anaesthesia for elective caesarean section: past, present and future
M. Heesen, A. Stewart and R. Fernando

Unsettled weather and the end for thiopental? Obstetric general anaesthesia after the NAP5 and MBRRACE-UK reports
D. N. Lucas and S. M. Yentis
Article first published online: 24 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/anae.13034

Obstetric difficult airway guidelines – decision-making in critical situations
M. W. M. Rucklidge and S. M. Yentis


Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association and Difficult Airway Society guidelines for the management of difficult and failed tracheal intubation in obstetrics
M. C. Mushambi, S. M. Kinsella, M. Popat, H. Swales, K. K. Ramaswamy, A. L. Winton and A. C. Quinn

Original Articles

Closed-loop double-vasopressor automated system vs manual bolus vasopressor to treat hypotension during spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section: a randomised controlled trial
B. L. Sng, H. S. Tan Medical, and A. T. H. Sia

Meta-analysis of the success of block following combined spinal-epidural vs epidural analgesia during labour
M. Heesen, M. Van de Velde, S. Klöhr, J. Lehberger, R. Rossaint and S. Straube

Prophylactic phenylephrine for caesarean section under spinal anaesthesia: systematic review and meta-analysis
M. Heesen, S. Klöhr, R. Rossaint and S. Straube

Prophylactic vs therapeutic blood patch for obstetric patients with accidental dural puncture – a randomised controlled trial
M. H. Stein, S. Cohen, M. A. Mohiuddin, V. Dombrovskiy and I. Lowenwirt

Transthoracic echocardiography in women with treated severe pre-eclampsia
A. T. Dennis and J. M. Castro

Fetal effects of combined spinal-epidural vs epidural labour analgesia: a prospective, randomised double-blind study
N. P. Patel, N. El-Wahab, R. Fernando, S. Wilson, S. C. Robson, M. O. Columb and G. R. Lyons

A national survey of obstetric early warning systems in the United Kingdom: five years on
R. A. Isaacs, M. Y. K. Wee, D. E. Bick, S. Beake, Z. A. Sheppard, S. Thomas, V. Hundley, G. B. Smith, E. van Teijlingen, P. W. Thomas and Members of the Modified Obstetric Early Warning Systems (MObs) Research Group

Efficacy of cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the supine position with manual displacement of the uterus vs lateral tilt using a firm wedge: a manikin study
M. Butcher, J. Ip, D. Bushby and S. M. Yentis

Identification of the midline by obese and non-obese women during late pregnancy
M. Butcher, R. T. George, J. Ip, J. P. Campbell and S. M. Yentis
Article first published online: 3 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/anae.12824

Assessing the height of block for caesarean section over the past three decades: trends from the literature
J. Hoyle and S. M. Yentis
Article first published online: 10 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/anae.12927

Distractions during critical phases of anaesthesia for caesarean section: an observational study
A. Jenkins, J. V. Wilkinson, M. A. Akeroyd and M. A. Broom

The predictive ability of non-invasive haemodynamic parameters for hypotension during caesarean section: a prospective observational study
M. Yokose, T. Mihara, Y. Sugawara and T. Goto

Assessment of an updated double-vasopressor automated system using Nexfin™for the maintenance of haemodynamic stability to improve peri-operative outcome during spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section
B. L. Sng, H. Wang, P. N. Assam and A. T. Sia

Transthoracic echocardiographic assessment of haemodynamics in severe pre-eclampsia and HIV in South Africa
A. T. Dennis, R. A. Dyer, M. Gibbs, L. Nel, J. M. Castro and J. L. Swanevelder

Accuracy of conventional digital palpation and ultrasound of the cricothyroid membrane in obese women in labour
K. E. You-Ten, D. Desai, T. Postonogova and N. Siddiqui

Effectiveness of chest compression feedback during cardiopulmonary resuscitation in lateral tilted and semirecumbent positions: a randomised controlled simulation study
Y. Song, J. Oh, Y. Chee, Y. Cho, S. Lee and T. H. Lim

Case Reports

Severe adhesive arachnoiditis resulting in progressive paraplegia following obstetric spinal anaesthesia: a case report and review
T. Killeen, A. Kamat, D. Walsh, A. Parke and A. Aliashkevich

Cardiac arrest in an obstetric patient using remifentanil patient-controlled analgesia
R. Marr, J. Hyams, and V. Bythell

Review Articles

Management of pre-eclampsia: issues for anaesthetists
A. T. Dennis

Acute pulmonary oedema in pregnant women
A. T. Dennis and C. B. Solnordal

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