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Information on anaesthesia for caesarean section is tailored to the woman

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 08 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:937
  1. Colm Lanigan,
  2. Felicity Reynolds
  1. Consultant anaesthetist Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Relief, Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust, London SE13 6LH
  2. Professor of obstetric anaesthesia Department of Anaesthetics, St Thomas's Hospital, London SE1 7EH

    EDITOR,—We and our colleagues view the case reported by John Mitchell with grave concern.1 Informed consent is particularly important in mothers awaiting caesarean section as there may be a choice between regional and general anaesthesia and mothers are usually fit. We recently surveyed the information about risk offered by 523 members of …

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