oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Editorial
Extracted from text ... The "congress" issue of the SAJAA has a distinct obstetric and regional anaesthesia flavour. It is a very sobering fact that anaesthetic deaths still occur in women having Caesarean sections both in our rural and urban hospitals. Gillian Lamacroft's review of complications associated with regional anaesthesia, highlights the potential pitfalls. In particular, it addresses those associated with spinal anaesthesia. The unusual complication of hypocalcaemia is discussed in Kumar et al's case report. Our 'regular' obstetrics contributor, Krzystof Kuczkowski, looks at the anaesthetic management of the pregnant trauma patient, and Adrian Bosenberg highlights the problems associated with Campomelic Dysplasia. Our ..
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