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Anesthesia: Pain Relief During Labor

Dr. Latha Hebbar, a specialist in obstetrical anesthesia, talks about both pharmacological and non-pharmacological options for pain relief during labor. She focuses on epidural anesthesia, offering the pros and cons of this method. In this anesthesia podcast, Dr. Hebbar also compares epidural versus spinal anesthetics and notes various conditions which would prevent a woman from receiving either. She concludes by discussing potential side effects of labor anesthetics, emphasizing the rarity of any such complications.

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File Size: 10.93 MB      Time: 11:57 Min.

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