n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Informed consent for epidural analgesia in labour : review article
|Article Title||Informed consent for epidural analgesia in labour : review article|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum|
|Author||R.A. Dyer and O. Hodges|
|Publication Date||Oct 2008|
|Pages||131 - 136|
The purpose of this review is to:
- Discuss the difficulties associated with informed consent for epidural analgesia in labour in healthy parturients,
- Outline a reasonable explanation to the patient concerning benefits and risks of epidural analgesia, and
- Present some of the evidence from recent literature which supports the explanation conveyed to the patient.
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