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Systemic Medications: Opioids, Sedatives, Inhalational Agents

  • Cassandra Wasson
  • Albert Kelly
  • David Ninan
  • Quy Tran
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Abstract

This chapter discusses normal doses for opioids and PCAs during labor. It also discusses the effects of volatile halogenated agents on the uterine tone.

Keywords

Opioids Patient-controlled opioid analgesia (PCA) Barbiturates Phenothiazines Benzodiazepines Nitrous oxide Volatile halogenated agents 

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© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cassandra Wasson
    • 1
  • Albert Kelly
    • 1
  • David Ninan
    • 2
  • Quy Tran
    • 3
  1. 1.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterMoreno ValleyUSA
  2. 2.Riverside University Health System - Medical CenterLoma LindaUSA
  3. 3.Harbor–UCLA Medical CenterTorranceUSA

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