Serious non-fatal complications associated with extradural block in obstetric practice.

@article{Scott1990SeriousNC,
  title={Serious non-fatal complications associated with extradural block in obstetric practice.},
  author={D. B. Scott and B. Hibbard},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={1990},
  volume={64 5},
  pages={
          537-41
        }
}
A retrospective study of serious non-fatal complications of extradural block in obstetric practice was carried out using a postal questionnaire. Two hundred and three obstetric units in the United Kingdom (responsible for 2,580,000 deliveries from 1982 to 1986 inclusive) responded. A total of 505,000 extradural blocks were performed, 84% for relief of pain in labour and 16% for Caesarean section. Of 108 events reported, five were associated with permanent disability. Neuropathy involving a… Expand
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