ANALGESIA IN MIDWIFERY

R. J. Minnitt
1937 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
The time has passed when the obstetric practitioner can satisfy the requirements of women in labour simply by committing their mental and physical sufferings to the care and moral support of a good nurse. The public is becoming increasinglyaware that much can be done for the relief of pain, and an article on recent methods employed for the purpose is therefore justified. Two main types of administration are available: (1) drugs given by the oral route or hypodermically, and (2) inhalational
more » ... 2) inhalational analgesia.
doi:10.1136/bmj.2.4001.538 fatcat:it4ocdkkcngmngrqb3q6g64hni