n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Informed consent for epidural analgesia in labour : review article

Volume 18, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1027-9148



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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