Der Gynäkologe

, Volume 46, Issue 2, pp 129–132 | Cite as

Lachgas als Analgetikum in der Geburtshilfe

Neuer Blick auf eine altbewährte Methode
  • J. SpethEmail author
  • A. Biedler
  • F.G. Mathers
Gynäkologie aktuell


Die Lachgasinhalation wird seit mehr als 100 Jahren erfolgreich zur Schmerzlinderung in der Geburtshilfe eingesetzt. Ein günstiges pharmakologisches Profil sowie moderne Applikationsgeräte machen die Methode auch heute für werdende Mütter zu einer sicheren und attraktiven Alternative. Empfehlenswert ist der Einsatz von Lachgaskonzentrationen zwischen 30 und 50%, und Gebärende sollten vor Geburtsbeginn in die korrekte Technik eingewiesen werden, um möglichst gute Ergebnisse zu erzielen.


Geburtswehen Geburtshilfe Analgosedierung Analgesie Flowmeter 

Nitrous oxide as analgesic in obstetrics

A new view of a well-tried method


Nitrous oxide inhalation has been used for more than 100 years to alleviate maternal pain during childbirth. A positive pharmacological profile and modern flowmeters are making the method a safe and attractive alternative for current mothers-to-be. Using nitrous oxide concentrations of 30–50 % is recommended and pregnant women should be taught to use the method before going into labor in order to achieve the best results.


Labor pain Obstetrics Analgosedation Analgesia Flowmeter 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Katholisches Klinikum EssenEssenDeutschland
  2. 2.Institut für Dentale Sedierung KölnKölnDeutschland

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