maternal outcomes

Publication Title: 
Birth (Berkeley, Calif.)

OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of nonpharmacologic approaches to pain relief during labor, according to their endogenous mechanism of action, on obstetric interventions, maternal, and neonatal outcomes. DATA SOURCE: Cochrane library, Medline, Embase, CINAHL and the MRCT databases were used to screen studies from January 1990 to December 2012. STUDY SELECTION: According to Cochrane criteria, we selected randomized controlled trials that compared nonpharmacologic approaches for pain relief during labor to usual care, using intention-to-treat method.

Author(s): 
Chaillet, Nils
Belaid, Loubna
Crochetière, Chantal
Roy, Louise
Gagné, Guy-Paul
Moutquin, Jean Marie
Rossignol, Michel
Dugas, Marylène
Wassef, Maggy
Bonapace, Julie
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