Describe the influence of pregnancy on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs commonly used in anaesthesia and analgesia
Describe the anatomy and physiology of pain in labour and childbirth
Paracetamol is a category A drug in pregnancy, but care should still be taken in patients with pre-eclampsia. TRUE/FALSE
The addition of lipid-soluble opioids to lumbar epidurals allows a reduction of local anaesthetic concentration. TRUE/FALSE
Visceral pain receptors located in the lower uterine segment and cervix extend to the spinal segments of S2-S4. TRUE/FALSE
Oxygen consumption increases by 40% during the first stage of labour. TRUE/FALSE
Entonox side effects include maternal sedation. TRUE/FALSE.