[Alkalization of bupivacaine in the combination fentanyl-bupivacaine in epidural obstetrical analgesia].

@article{Jacquinot1990AlkalizationOB,
  title={[Alkalization of bupivacaine in the combination fentanyl-bupivacaine in epidural obstetrical analgesia].},
  author={P Jacquinot and J C Jorrot and P Dailland and J D Lirzin and Christian Conseiller},
  journal={Annales francaises d'anesthesie et de reanimation},
  year={1990},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={
          16-9
        }
}
A randomized double blind study was carried out to determine whether alkalization of a 0.25% bupivacaine solution in a fentanyl-bupivacaine mixture hastened the onset, and increased the duration and quality, of extradural analgesia during labour. The study included 120 women with uncomplicated full-term gestation. Prior to the extradural injection, 0.1 ml… CONTINUE READING