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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Upright Position During The First Stage Of Labor: A Randomised Controlled Trial.
Author: Miquelutti, Maria Amelia
Cecatti, Jose Guilherme
Makuch, Maria Yolanda
Abstract: Evaluation of the upright position during the first stage of labor on pain, patient satisfaction, obstetrical and perinatal outcomes in nullipara women. This prospective, randomised, controlled trial included a group of 54 women who were informed and encouraged to adopt the upright position, and a control group of 53 women who were not given this information. The difference between groups was evaluated using the chi2, Wilcoxon and Fisher's Exact tests. Significance was defined as p<0.05. Risk ratios and 95% confidence intervals were calculated. No statistically significant differences were found between the groups in baseline characteristics, obstetrical and perinatal outcomes; however, there was a preference among women in both groups for the upright position. The upright position during the first stage of labor did not contribute towards a shorter duration of labor; however, it proved to be a safe and well-accepted option for the women of this study.
Subject: Adolescent
Adult
Female
Humans
Labor Pain
Labor Stage, First
Pain Measurement
Posture
Pregnancy
Prospective Studies
Treatment Outcome
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1080/00016340601185251
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17464583
Date Issue: 2007
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