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The Influence of Analgesia on Labor-Is it Related to Primary Cesarean Rates?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23009968     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Multiple observational studies have reported an association between neuraxial (epidural, spinal, or combined spinal-epidural) labor analgesia and cesarean delivery. The purpose of this review is to summarize data from controlled trials addressing the question of whether neuraxial labor analgesia causes an increased risk of cesarean delivery. Additionally, the review will discuss whether the timing of initiation of analgesia or the specific type of neuraxial analgesia influences mode of delivery. Finally, the issue of external validity of published trials will be discussed.
Authors:
Cynthia A Wong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in perinatology     Volume:  36     ISSN:  1558-075X     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin. Perinatol.     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7801132     Medline TA:  Semin Perinatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  353-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL. Electronic address: c-wong2@northwestern.edu.
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