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Name: Anesthesia and analgesia
Epidural analgesia is an effective, established peri-operative intervention in all age groups. In children, however, epidural-related data is limited compared to the adult population. The aim of this ...
We evaluated whether parental clinical conditions were associated with fever after a first dose of MCV in the child in a cohort study including 244125 children born in Kaiser Permanente Northern Calif...
Lassa fever is a rodent-borne zoonosis that clinically manifests as an acute haemorrhagic fever. Surviving Lassa fever during pregnancy is rare. Only few cases have been documented to date. It is trea...
The optimal programmed intermittent epidural bolus regimen for labor analgesia remains unknown. Some studies indicate that better drug spread in the epidural space results from greater injection press...
Infection is an important, preventable cause of maternal morbidity, and pregnancy-related sepsis accounts for 11% of maternal deaths. However, frequency of maternal infection is poorly described, and,...
Maternal intra-partum fever commonly complicates the process of labour. Its occurrence is often regarded as being synonymous with the presence of chorioamnionitis. This inevitably results ...
Briefly, the investigators propose to evaluate nulliparous (first time mothers) patients beyond 36 0/7 weeks' gestation in active labor who already have received epidural anesthesia and ha...
Forty pregnant women (36 to 41 weeks gestation) will randomly allocate to two groups. Groups will be defined based on the method used to identify the epidural space for epidural anesthesia...
The hypothesis of this study is that maternal and fetal biologic variation in the balance between pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory mediators can be measured by currently available te...
Background: Giving birth is a critical moment for the mother and the fetus, potentially accompanied by stress, tissue damage, cell injury, placental hypoxia and sometimes multisystem vascu...
The injection of autologous blood into the epidural space either as a prophylactic treatment immediately following an epidural puncture or for treatment of headache as a result of an epidural puncture.
The relief of pain without loss of consciousness through the introduction of an analgesic agent into the epidural space of the vertebral canal. It is differentiated from ANESTHESIA, EPIDURAL which refers to the state of insensitivity to sensation.
A rare epidural hematoma in the spinal epidural space, usually due to a vascular malformation (CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM VASCULAR MALFORMATIONS) or TRAUMA. Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma is a neurologic emergency due to a rapidly evolving compressive MYELOPATHY.
Circumscribed collections of suppurative material occurring in the spinal or intracranial EPIDURAL SPACE. The majority of epidural abscesses occur in the spinal canal and are associated with OSTEOMYELITIS of a vertebral body; ANALGESIA, EPIDURAL; and other conditions. Clinical manifestations include local and radicular pain, weakness, sensory loss, URINARY INCONTINENCE, and FECAL INCONTINENCE. Cranial epidural abscesses are usually associated with OSTEOMYELITIS of a cranial bone, SINUSITIS, or OTITIS MEDIA. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p710 and pp1240-1; J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 1998 Aug;65(2):209-12)
Procedure in which an anesthetic is injected into the epidural space.