A survey of epidural analgesia for labour in the United Kingdom

@article{Burnstein1999ASO,
  title={A survey of epidural analgesia for labour in the United Kingdom},
  author={R. Burnstein and R. Buckland and J. Pickett},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={1999},
  volume={54}
}
A postal survey of obstetric units throughout the UK was conducted to obtain information about the provision of epidural analgesia for labour. Ninety per cent of units offered a 24‐h epidural service and the average epidural rate was 24%. The most commonly administered epidural test dose was 3 ml of bupivacaine 0.5% and bupivacaine 0.25% was most often used as the initial epidural top‐up. Continuous infusions of low‐dose bupivacaine and opioid mixtures were the most popular method of… Expand
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