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Some concerns about epidural anaesthesia, propensity score matching and anaesthesiologists

Published:October 28, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2022.10.023
      We read the work of Fieni et al. [
      • Fieni S.
      • di Pasquo E.
      • Formisano D.
      • Basevi V.
      • Perrone E.
      • Ghi T.
      Epidural analgesia and the risk of operative delivery among women at term: a propensity score matched study.
      ] with care. Their paper is essential because it offers the opportunity to discuss the work of the anaesthesiologist in the complex reality of the delivery room.
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