Mechanisms, Characteristic, Benefits, Consequences and Management of Labor Pain
Labor pain is one of most stressful experiences that can lead to serious psychological and physiological consequences for the mother and the fetus. Proper management of labor pain is pivotal to a safe and satisfactory labor and delivery experience. Analgesic modalities used for the management of labor pain include neuraxial techniques, peripheral nerve blocks, parenteral pain medications, and inhalational agents.
KeywordsLabor pain Labor analgesia Neuraxial analgesia Peripheral nerve blocks Parenteral pain medication Opioids Inhalation agents
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