Effects of anaesthesia/analgesia techniques in mother and child

  • M. Zakowski
Part of the Topics in Anaesthesia and Critical Care book series (TIACC)


Epidural analgesia produces many beneficial and a few potentially nonbeneficial effects in the mother or the fetus. Recently, possible nonbeneficial effects of epidural analgesia have received much attention in the scientific and lay press. We have examined the scientific validity of some of these concerns.


Amniotic Fluid Epidural Analgesia Fetal Heart Rate Severe Preeclampsia Oral Temperature 


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