Pain Management Video

Evidence on Injectable Opioids for Pain Management during Labor

Did you know that beyond the standard epidural, there is an additional medication option for managing pain during childbirth? Today, Dr. Dekker discusses another common option, intravenous (IV) opioids. Dr. Dekker explains the different types of injectable opioids available during labor, how they work, and the current evidence that you need to know to make an informed decision. Plus, learn about the benefits and risks of IV opioids for pain relief labor and an in-depth look at one opioid in particular: Remifentanil, which is commonly given through a “Patient-Controlled Analgesia” or PCA pump.

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✅Prescribing Guidelines for Pregnant Patients with Opioid Use Disorder –
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Join us for an in-depth exploration of the evidence surrounding the use of injectable opioids for pain management during labor, featuring Rebecca Dekker of Evidence Based Birth. In this enlightening discussion, we delve into the research, benefits, and considerations of using opioids to alleviate pain during childbirth.

Discover the latest findings on the efficacy and safety of injectable opioids, as well as their potential impact on labor progression, maternal satisfaction, and neonatal outcomes. Through evidence-based insights and expert analysis, Rebecca Dekker provides valuable guidance to expectant parents and birth professionals alike.

From understanding the pharmacological effects of opioids to exploring alternative pain management options, this discussion empowers individuals to make informed decisions about their birth preferences and pain relief choices. Tune in to gain valuable knowledge and insights into optimizing pain management during labor with Evidence Based Birth and Rebecca Dekker.

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