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Is headache from anesthesia after childbirth associated with risk of bleeding around brain?

JAMA Neurology

Bottom Line: This study examined whether postpartum women with headache from anesthesia after neuraxial anesthesia (such as epidural) during childbirth had increased risk of being diagnosed with bleeding around the brain (intracranial subdural hematoma).

Authors: Albert R. Moore, M.D., of the Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, in Montreal, Canada, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.2995)

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