Examples from the Web for epidural
But had I needed an epidural, had something gone wrong and I needed a caesarean, that would have been OK, too.
This “lucid interval” is found in nearly half of all cases of epidural hematoma (Bullock, Neurosurgery, 2006).Brain Bleed: Why Michael Schumacher’s Helmet Wasn’t Enough|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The problem is that there is no convincing evidence that epidural injections work.Contamination Seen as Cause for New Meningitis Outbreak in Five States|Kent Sepkowitz|October 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So, no epidural—the drug that helps ease the excruciating pain of birth?
British Dictionary definitions for epidural
- injection of anaesthetic into the space outside the dura mater enveloping the spinal cord
- anaesthesia induced by this method