Labor analgesia for the parturient with neurological disease: what does an obstetrician need to know?

@article{Kuczkowski2006LaborAF,
  title={Labor analgesia for the parturient with neurological disease: what does an obstetrician need to know?},
  author={Krzysztof Marek Kuczkowski},
  journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={274},
  pages={41-46}
}
Several neurological disorders including multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, epilepsy, spinal cord injury, and subarachnoid hemorrhage are encountered with increasing frequency in pregnant women worldwide. Although there is absence of uniform anesthetic guidelines for pregnant patients with most of these (and other) neurological disorders, and the decision whether or not to administer regional anesthesia is based on an individual risk-to-benefit ratio on a case-by-case basis, few of these… CONTINUE READING

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