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Case 46: A Question You Should Always Ask

  • John G. Brock-Utne
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Abstract

You are just out of residency. Today you are scheduled to do a laparoscopic tubal ligation. The patient is a 28-year-old diabetic with an insulin pump placed. She has had a baby boy 2 weeks earlier and wishes now to have her fallopian tubes tied under an epidural anesthetic. She prefers not to be asleep.

Keywords

Laparoscopic tubal ligation Epidural Trendelenburg Shoulder pain Referred pain 

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • John G. Brock-Utne
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  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiaStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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