Obstetric Anaesthesia, Anaesthesia in a Nutshell

Obstetric Anaesthesia

Anaesthesia in a Nutshell

By P. Neville Robinson, MBCh, FRCA, Consultant Anaesthetist, Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospitals, Harrow, UK; and David Vaughan, Research Fellow, Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospitals, Harrow, UK


Applied obstetric physiology; Labour and the fetus; The placenta and drug transfer; Assessment of patients; Labour analgesia; Vaginal delivery; Caesarean section - regional anaesthesia; General anaesthesia; Retained placenta; Haemorrhage; Pre-eclampsia; Diseases encountered in pregnancy; Triennial mortality report; Maternal and neonatal resuscitation; Anaesthesia for incidental surgery