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Obstetric anaesthesia: Overview + SIG resources

The ANZCA Library provides access to a wide range of resources related to the specialty of obstetric anaesthesia.

COVID-19 and pregnancy


Articles​Simonet T, Gakuba C, Desmeulles I, et al. Effect of oral carbohydrate intake during labor on the rate of instrumental vaginal delivery: a multicenter, randomized controlled trial. Anesthesia and analgesia. 2019;2019 Nov 05.

Werawatakul Y, Sothornwit J, Laopaiboon M, Lumbiganon P, Kietpeerakool C. Interventions for intra-operative pain relief during postpartum mini-laparotomy tubal ligation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2019;(20190201).

Goy RWL, Ithnin F, Lew E, Sng BL. Exploring the challenges of task-centred training in obstetric anaesthesia in the operating theatre environment. International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia. 2019;2019 Feb 14.

ArticlesFu F, Xiao F, Chen W, et al. A randomised double-blind dose-response study of weight-adjusted infusions of norepinephrine for preventing hypotension during combined spinal-epidural anaesthesia for caesarean delivery. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2019. 

ArticlesKomatsu R, Ando K, Flood PD. Factors associated with persistent pain after childbirth: a narrative review. British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2020.

Obstetric anaesthesia SIG

For more information about this Special Interest Group (SIG), including events, activities and resources, please visit the Obstetric Anaesthesia SIG webpage on the ANZCA website.

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