Regional versus general anaesthesia for caesarean section.

@article{Afolabi2012RegionalVG,
  title={Regional versus general anaesthesia for caesarean section.},
  author={Bosede Bukola Afolabi and Foluso E. A. Lesi},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
  year={2012},
  volume={10},
  pages={CD004350}
}
BACKGROUND Regional anaesthesia (RA) and general anaesthesia (GA) are commonly used for caesarean section (CS) and both have advantages and disadvantages. It is important to clarify what type of anaesthesia is more efficacious. OBJECTIVES To compare the effects of RA with those of GA on the outcomes of CS. SEARCH METHODS We searched the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group's Trials Register (30 November 2011). We updated the search on 20 August 2012 and added the results to the awaiting… CONTINUE READING
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