The Society For Obstetric Anesthesia And Perinatology
See also the VAT Chapter on Societies & Departments.
Low back pain after delivery - the clear consensus is that it is not increased by epidural analgesia, being just as common after non-epidural delivery. See Macarthur Anesth & Analg 1995, Macarthur Nov 11 1995 BMJ, Loughnan BRJA 2002, Howell BMJ 2002, Paul Ting's review.
Post-Partum Haemorrhage - Reviews: eMedicine, AccessToHealth, Natural Childbirth group. Medical & surgical treatment : Schnellenberg, Geneva; RCOG Guideline; Qld treatment guideline; options include considering external aortic compression, also uterine artery embolisation, intrauterine PGF2alpha, can be complicated by (or due to) DIC or amniotic fluid embolism.
Dural Puncture - 2003 BJA review by Turnbull, notes on arachnoiditis by Sarah Smith, unusual Anesthesiology case report of transverse sinus thrombosis. Treatment: Medscape, Paech's 'Myths & Legends', Paech's ANZCA 2011 Abstract, WFSA Update,
RCOG's Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy.
University of Basel, Swiss Anaesthesia Server - Obstetric Anesthesia Resident's Handbook (articles on analgesia, pre-eclampsia, delivery, caesarean section). Also Obstetric Anesthesia: Special Situations
Epidural Analgesia in Delivery by V. Lanza, Italy. A very complete description of their clinical practice, including pre-op evaluation, on-line retrieval of clinical data, with pictures and tables.
Patients' Guide to Local and Regional Anaesthesia - Group Anesthesia.
"Epidural Without Guilt: Childbirth Without Pain" a book by Gilbert Grant. Amazon or iTunes
Medical Risks of Epidural Anaesthesia During Childbirth - extensive listing; for some balance see Paul Ting's review.