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Epidural Analgesia During Labour

2017-05-01 10:22:50 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Randomized single blind trial based on comparing the way the local anesthetic is dosificated during labour. The pain control is evaluated and compared with both dosage techniques (PCEA vs PIEB)using levobupivacaine and fentanyl. The primary objective is to see no differences in pain control(VAS, Visual Analog Scale). The secondary goals are the differences in motor block(Bromage Scale), satisfaction (Likert Scale), the outcome (eutocic, instrumental o cesarean section), second stage of labour time, newborn´s Apgar and pH and total dosis and secondary effects of local anesthetic.

Description

There is a protocol where every healthy primiparous women have the chance to join the study after the explanation and the informed consent is signed. There are blind envelopes with the two kinds of treatment and the investigator only has to follow the protocol.

Study Design

Conditions

Anesthesia, Obstetrical

Intervention

PCEA versus PIEB

Location

Hospital Universitario Rio Hortega
Valladolid
Spain
47012

Status

Recruiting

Source

Hospital del Río Hortega

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-05-01T10:22:50-0400

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