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Woman ’ s and nurses knowledge and awareness regarding epidural analgesia .

  title={Woman ’ s and nurses knowledge and awareness regarding epidural analgesia .},
  author={Nitin Dagdu Waghchoure and Tarulata Sable},
Epidural analgesia is a recognized technique for efficacious post-operative anaesthesia and analgesia and is also widely used to assist with the management of pain in the obstetric setting. But very little is known about the epidural analgesia. Thus the present study was done to assess the woman’s and nurses knowledge and awareness regarding epidural analgesia. The study was done including of 120 woman’s coming to the OPD of the anesthesiology department, SMBT medical college, Dhamangaon, dist… 

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  • W. To
  • Medicine
    Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi
  • 2007
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