Resolution of pain after childbirth.

@article{Eisenach2013ResolutionOP,
  title={Resolution of pain after childbirth.},
  author={James C Eisenach and Peter Pan and Richard M. Smiley and Patricia Lavand'homme and Ruth N. Landau and Timothy T. Houle},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={143-51}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic pain after surgery occurs in 10-40% of individuals, including 5-20% of women after cesarean delivery in previous reports. Pain and depression 2 months after childbirth are independently associated with more severe acute post-delivery pain. Here we examine other predictors of pain at 2 months and determine the incidence of pain at 6 and 12 months after childbirth. METHODS Following Institutional Review Board approval, 1228 women were interviewed within 36 h of delivery. Of… CONTINUE READING

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