Remifentanil during labor could halve the number of women needing an epidural

Posted by on August 13, 2018 11:01 pm
Categories: health

Half as many women in labor who were given a drug called remifentanil to help manage their pain needed a subsequent epidural, compared to the women given pethidine — the current standard of care, according to an open-label randomized controlled trial.

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