Case report| Volume 4, ISSUE 4, P251-253, October 1995

Epidural opioids and previous caesarean section

  • C. McBeth
    Correspondence to: C. McBeth, Department of Anaesthesia, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF4 4XL, UK.
    Department of Anaesthesia, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK
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      In the following case there was delay in diagnosing uterine rupture in a patient with an epidural in situ. The danger of using large doses of local anaesthetics and opioids epidurally in patients who have had previous caesarean sections is discussed.
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