Postpartum perineal pain in primiparous women: a comparison of two local anaesthetic agents.

@article{FynefaceOgan2006PostpartumPP,
  title={Postpartum perineal pain in primiparous women: a comparison of two local anaesthetic agents.},
  author={Sotonye Fyneface-Ogan and Christie Nwidum Mato and Cosmos Emeonye Enyindah},
  journal={Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={77-80}
}
BACKGROUND Episiotomy is the commonest obstetric surgical operation performed to increase the introitus to enhance vaginal delivery. This study was to compare the effect of two local anaesthetic agents on postpartum perineal pain and time for demand for oral analgesics. METHODS A randomized double-blinded controlled clinical trial was conducted in primiparous women who had spontaneous vaginal delivery, comparing 1% plain lidocaine and 0.25% plain bupivacaine infiltration for the repair of… CONTINUE READING