Continuous infusion epidural analgesia in parturients receiving bupivacaine, chloroprocaine, or lidocaine--maternal, fetal, and neonatal effects.

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The effects of epidural analgesia for labor and delivery using a continuous infusion technique on fetal heart rate, uterine activity, maternal blood pressure, Apgar scores, neonatal acid-base status, and the Neurologic and Adaptive Capacity Scoring System were studied in 61 parturients. Group I (n = 23) received initial test and therapeutic doses of 2 and 6… (More)

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@article{Abboud1984ContinuousIE, title={Continuous infusion epidural analgesia in parturients receiving bupivacaine, chloroprocaine, or lidocaine--maternal, fetal, and neonatal effects.}, author={Therese K. Abboud and Anoshiravan Afrasiabi and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Sarkis and F Daftarian and S Nagappala and Rabiah Noueihed and Bernhard Kuhnert and Frederick W Miller}, journal={Anesthesia and analgesia}, year={1984}, volume={63 4}, pages={421-8} }