0.0625% bupivacaine with 0.0002% fentanyl via patient-controlled epidural analgesia for pain of labor and delivery.

OBJECTIVE To compare the utility of 0.0625% bupivacaine with fentanyl administered via patient-controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA) to a traditional continuous epidural infusion for pain of labor and delivery. DESIGN AND SUBJECTS Forty-one women in established labor were randomized to receive either (a) 0.0625% bupivacaine with 2 micrograms/ml fentanyl… CONTINUE READING