Cesarean Delivery

Clonidine May Not Improve Post-Cesarean Delivery Analgesia

Clonidine May Not Improve Post-Cesarean Delivery Analgesia

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Administration of clonidine — intrathecally or intravenously — may not supplement spinal anesthesia-associated analgesia after cesarean delivery.

Ilioinguinal-Transversus Abdominis Plane Block When Standard Analgesia Fails After Cesarean Delivery

Ilioinguinal-Transversus Abdominis Plane Block When Standard Analgesia Fails After Cesarean Delivery

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Ilioinguinal-transversus abdominis plane block was shown to provide superior pain relief compared with a multimodal analgesic regimen in patients undergoing an elective cesarean delivery.

Predicting Acute Pain After Cesarean Delivery to Reduce Risk for Persistent Pain

Predicting Acute Pain After Cesarean Delivery to Reduce Risk for Persistent Pain

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The most promising tools to predict acute pain after cesarean delivery are local anesthetic infiltration before placement of spinal anesthesia, and asking patients simple questions about anticipated pain and analgesic needs.

Opioid Misuse After Cesarean Section

Opioid Misuse After Cesarean Section

Women are routinely prescribed more opioid medications than they need after cesarean sections, creating a high risk for misuse.

Scheduled Oral Analgesia for Superior Pain Control in Postcesarean Women

Scheduled Oral Analgesia for Superior Pain Control in Postcesarean Women

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Prescheduled pain management strategies after cesarean delivery are superior to receiving medications on-demand.

Using Lean Six Sigma Methodology to Lower Cesarean Rate

Using Lean Six Sigma Methodology to Lower Cesarean Rate

The cesarean section rate decreased from 41.83 to 32% 10 months after introduction of the improvement measures.

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