Virtual Grand Rounds in OB Anesthesia - March 2014 - Barbara M. Scavone

published 5 years ago by Ed Nemergut and Robert Thiele (presented by the IARS)

Post Dural Puncture Headache and Epidural Blood Patch

There that's. How it is like to address this topic of postal puncture headache and an epidural blood patch according to this outline we're going to discuss the incidents clinical features and pathophysiology of the headache. And also talk about the risk factors for development of headache there are some that are non modifiable because they're related to the patient had there are others that are modifiable and related to the operator's technique. In addition we'll talk about both prophylaxis and treatment. Of of the headache are including so called conservative measures an epidural but Patchen mentioned some new directions. Or had it I'd like to. I look at all this from a what do I do now perspective in other words put yourself in a patient's room in the middle of the labor after all and think ...

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