Nicola Harvey

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BACKGROUND A pelvic tilt of 15° is standard practice when positioning a woman for caesarean section, and is commonly produced by tilting the operating table or placing a wedge under the right hip. This study investigated whether body mass index affects the degree of pelvic tilt produced when a wedge is used. METHODS Women undergoing category 3 and 4(More)
Lateral table tilt or a pelvic wedge are commonly used to reduce inferior vena cava compression during obstetric anaesthesia in the supine position. Direct measurement of pelvic angle allows individual assessment of the effectiveness of these manoeuvres in achieving a tilted position. We observed routine practice during caesarean section after random(More)
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