Epidurals in labour safer than thought

 作者:姚槲匦     |      日期:2019-03-09 06:07:09
WOMEN in pain during childbirth now have one less thing to worry about. The most comprehensive study into the risks posed by epidurals concludes that they are safer than previously thought. Estimates of the risk of lasting harm from these spinal injections, often offered to women in labour to numb the pain of childbirth, vary quite a bit, but a figure used widely was 1 in 25,000. Now a panel led by Tim Cook of the Royal United Hospital in Bath, UK,