Anesthesia Practice Management Blogs

CCI Institute for Excellence: Precision in Practice: Unraveling the Complexities of Oxytocin Administration in Cesarean Sections

By Sonia Shishido, MD

Problem Statement Oxytocin dosing during cesarean section recently came up as a topic of discussion in the anesthesiology department in Tillamook, Oregon. Subsequently, in January 2024, the author performed an informal review of the practice of oxytocin administration during and after cesarean with 15 anesthesiology providers. The general providers reported injecting 20 to 50 units…

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