'But it's just a spinal': Combating increasing rates of maternal death related to spinal anaesthesia
A case is made for the rigorous application of known safety standards and for doctors to be appropriately trained in anaesthesia and to be solely responsible for the care of the mother during caesarean section. The need for doctors to be trained and prepared to administer general anaesthesia when required is noted.
Z Farina, Professor of Anaesthesia, College of Health Sciences, School of Clinical Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban
C Rout, Chief Specialist, Pietermaritzburg Metropolitan Department of Anaesthesia and honorary lecturer in Anaesthesia, College of Health Sciences, School of Clinical Medicine, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban
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Date published: 2012-10-08
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