A comparison of intramuscular diamorphine and intramuscular pethidine for labour analgesia: a two-centre randomised blinded controlled trial.

Wee, M.Y., Tuckey, J. P., Thomas, P. and Burnard, S., 2014. A comparison of intramuscular diamorphine and intramuscular pethidine for labour analgesia: a two-centre randomised blinded controlled trial. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 121 (4), 447 - 456 .

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DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.12532

Abstract

Intramuscular (i.m.) pethidine is used worldwide for labour analgesia and i.m. diamorphine usage has increased in the UK in the last 15 years. This trial aims to ascertain the relative efficacy and adverse effects of diamorphine and pethidine for labour pain.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:1470-0328
Uncontrolled Keywords:Diamorphine ; labour analgesia ; meperidine ; opiate ; pethidine ; Adolescent ; Adult ; Analgesia, Obstetrical ; Analgesics, Opioid ; Double-Blind Method ; Drug Administration Schedule ; Female ; Heroin ; Humans ; Injections, Intramuscular ; Labor Pain ; Logistic Models ; Meperidine ; Pain Measurement ; Pregnancy ; Prospective Studies ; Treatment Outcome ; Young Adult
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
Group:School of Health and Social Care
ID Code:22219
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:13 Jul 2015 11:10
Last Modified:13 Jul 2015 11:10

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