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Asian American Medical Society

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Commonly Used Anesthetics for Labor

Board Member: Cassie Peng ·
Childbirth has been described as an extremely painful physical activity, with women experiencing the highest pain scores on the medical pain scale, and the birth of modern anesthesiology in the early 19th century opened up the possibility of pain-free childbirth for women. in 1848, British obstetrician Dr. Simpson used chloroform to provide pain relief for a woman giving birth in Edinburgh. In 1848, British obstetrician Simpson used chloroform to successfully administer labor analgesia to a...