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Labor Analgesia in the Latent Phrase

2014-08-27 03:31:46 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Painless labor is an essential part in woman's health care. Labor analgesia in the active phrase is in popular use currently. However, parturients are still haunted by the labor delivery pain in the latent phrase up to 7-8 hours, especially for the nulliparas. Therefore, we hypothesized that labor analgesia in the latent phrase of the first delivery stage would provide superior health care for laboring women. In addition, such analgesia technique would not prolong the time of uterine dilation and labor delivering.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Labor Pain

Intervention

Active phrase epidural analgesia, Latent phrase epidural analgesia

Location

Nanjing Maternal and Child Health Care Hospital
Nanjing
Jiangsu
China
210004

Status

Completed

Source

Nanjing Medical University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:31:46-0400

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