Nurse-midwives' use of and attitudes toward epidural analgesia.

@article{Graninger1998NursemidwivesUO,
  title={Nurse-midwives' use of and attitudes toward epidural analgesia.},
  author={E M Graninger and W P McCool},
  journal={Journal of nurse-midwifery},
  year={1998},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={250-61}
}
The use of epidural analgesia for labor and birth has risen dramatically in the United States, and nurse-midwives are caring for increasingly greater numbers of women who deliver under epidural analgesia. The authors of this investigation undertook a national survey by mailed questionnaire to explore the use of and attitudes toward epidural analgesia among certified nurse-midwives. A stratified, random sample of one-half of American College of Nurse-Midwives members was polled, and 1,605 (60.7… CONTINUE READING