Publication Title

Anesthesiology

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2018

Subjects

Neuraxial Analgesia -- research, Anesthesia--case studies

Abstract

Importance Neuraxial labor analgesia is recognized as the most effective method of providing pain relief during labor. Little is known about variation in the rates of neuraxial analgesia across US states. Identifying the presence and extent of variation may provide insights into practice variation and may indicate where access to neuraxial analgesia is inadequate. Objective To test the hypothesis that variation exists in neuraxial labor analgesia use among US states. Design, Setting, and Participants Retrospective, population …

Description

© 2019 by the authors. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

DOI

10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.6567

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/28063

Publisher

Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins

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