Pain Management in Labor

  • Paul Lyons
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)


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    Pain in labor is a multifaceted experience with physiological, psychological, and social components.

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    Pain management in labor requires a multifaceted approach, including pharmacological and nonpharmacological options.

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    Appropriate pain management will greatly enhance the experience of labor.



Pain Management Spinal Anesthesia Subarachnoid Space Epidural Anesthesia Epidural Catheter 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Lyons
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  1. 1.Department of Family MedicineUniversity of California, RiversideRiversideUSA

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