Parenteral opioids for maternal pain relief in labour

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • Roz Ullman,

    Corresponding author
    1. National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health, London, UK
    • Roz Ullman, National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health, 4th Floor, Kings Court, 2-16 Goodge Street, London, W1T 2QA, UK. rullman@ncc-wch.org.uk.

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  • Therese Dowswell,

    1. The University of Liverpool, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, School of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, Division of Perinatal and Reproductive Medicine, Liverpool, UK
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  • Rintaro Mori

    1. WHO Collaborating Centre for Maternal and Child Health, Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, Osaka, Japan
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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To assess the effectiveness, safety and acceptability to women of different types, doses and modes of administration of parenteral opioid analgesia in labour. A second objective is to assess the effects of opioids in labour on the baby in terms of safety, condition at birth and early feeding.