RSM Debate: Against the motion: This house believes that abolishing pain does not have a negative impact on labour
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Dr Denis Walsh presents a case against the motion that ‘abolishing pain does not have a detrimental effect on labour’. Dr Walsh argues the physiological purpose of labour pain, discusses women's descriptors of pain, and looks at the labour pain paradox.
This lecture was filmed at the 'work of the devil or heaven sent - pain relief in labour' meeting at the Royal Society of Medicine in London.
Date of lecture: 2nd December 2016
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