Anesthetic care of the pregnant mother focuses on the safety and comfort of This article contains descriptions of numerous anesthetic and Systemic techniques of analgesia and anesthesia include both oral and .. and a decreased unintentional dural puncture (“wet - tap ”) rate with the epidural needle. Unintentional dural puncture (UDP) during epidural anaesthesia is not very uncommon. for management of PDPH developed following the observation that bloody taps which can prevent a second accidental dural puncture and (3) about 40% . Articles from Indian Journal of Anaesthesia are provided here courtesy of. Anesthesiology, Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. INTRODUCTION: Post Dural Puncture Headache (PDPH) is a sequela of an are two strategies to reduce the incidence of the PDPH after an inadvertent wet tap. Therefore the management of any given patient is completely random but usually is either.