Control of pain during labour

@article{Shykoff1969ControlOP,
  title={Control of pain during labour},
  author={H. Shykoff},
  journal={Canadian Anaesthetists’ Society Journal},
  year={1969},
  volume={16},
  pages={144-150}
}
  • H. Shykoff
  • Published 1969
  • Medicine
  • Canadian Anaesthetists’ Society Journal
SummaryAn epidural block using dibucaine (Nupercaine) 1:1500 with epinephrine 1:200,000 will give analgesia during labour lasting up to six hours. This is usually long enough to carry most patients through their first stage of labour in comfort with no physiological changes in mother or baby. The mother behaves as if she were in mild easy labour. The foetal heart rate is unaffected. The Apgar rating at delivery is good. Oxytocin-induced contractions are well tolerated. Bearing down is excellent… Expand

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