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Complications of Labor Analgesia

  • Cassandra Wasson
  • Albert Kelly
  • David Ninan
  • Quy Tran
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Abstract

This chapter discusses the complications encountered during labor analgesia, such as unintentional dural puncture, unintentional intravascular or subarachnoid injection, and epidural hematoma. Furthermore, it discusses various causes of postpartum headache and neurologic complications of labor analgesia.

Keywords

Unintentional dural puncture Unintentional intravascular or subarachnoid injection Epidural hematoma Post-partum back pain Aspiration Postpartum headache Neurologic complications of Labor Analgesia 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cassandra Wasson
    • 1
  • Albert Kelly
    • 1
  • David Ninan
    • 2
  • Quy Tran
    • 3
  1. 1.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterMoreno ValleyUSA
  2. 2.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterLoma LindaUSA
  3. 3.Harbor–UCLA Medical CenterTorranceUSA

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