Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 8th, 2004
"Women are better educated today on issues related to labor and childbirth. Pain management options for the woman in labor have changed dramatically over the last decade. Systemic analgesia and dense-motor-blockade regional analgesia/anesthesia have become less common for childbirth while the use of newer neuraxial and regional techniques, with minimal motor blockade, have become more popular," researchers in the United States report.
"The shift from regional anesthesia with significant motor-blockade during labor, where the woman is a passive participant during the labor and...
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