Title: Effects of local anesthetic on the time between analgesic boluses and the duration of labor in patient-controlled epidural analgesia: prospective study of two ultra-low dose regimens of ropivacaine and sufentanil
Authors: Costa-Martins, José Manuel 
Dias, Cláudia Camila 
Pereira, Marco 
Tavares, Jorge 
Keywords: Adult;Amides;Analgesics;Analgesics, Opioid;Anesthetics, Local;Female;Humans;Pregnancy;Prospective Studies;Sufentanil;Time Factors;Analgesia, Patient-Controlled;Anesthesia, Local;Anesthesia, Obstetrical;Labor, Obstetric
Issue Date: 2015
Abstract: Patient-controlled epidural analgesia with low concentrations of anesthetics is effective in reducing labor pain. The aim of this study was to assess and compare two ultra-low dose regimens of ropivacaine and sufentanil (0.1% ropivacaine plus 0.5 μg.ml-1 sufentanil vs. 0.06% ropivacaine plus 0.5 μg.ml-1 sufentanil) on the intervals between boluses and the duration of labor.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/44878
Rights: openAccess
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