Effect of Prenatal Education on Perceptions of Epidural Acceptance
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Condition||to determine if targeted education regarding perceptions of our patients toward epidural will affect women's decision on intrapartum pain management.|
|Sponsor||Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System|
|Start date||June 2011|
|End date||August 2017|
|Trial size||111 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01709591, 10-081|
The purpose of the study is to determine if targeted prenatal educational program on womens' perceptions of epidural increases the acceptance of intrapartum epidural analgesia relative to the control group.
|Intervention model||single group assignment|
pre and post intervention PEQ survey results to elucidate the changes in perceptions of epiduralepidural based on the PEQ survey
time frame: One year time period
Female participants from 18 years up to 50 years old.
- Women with viable intrauterine gestation seeking prenatal care
- Candidates for Intrapartum epidural analgesia
- Intrapartum epidural analgesia is contraindicated
- Trial of labor is contraindicated.
- Patients planning an elective cesarean
|Official title||Effect of Targeted Prenatal Education on Perceptions of Epidural on Acceptance of Epidural Analgesia: a Randomized Controlled Trial|
|Principal investigator||Anita Sit, MD|
|Description||Racial/ethnic disparities exist in the proportion of patients receiving epidural analgesia. The purpose of our study is to determine if culturally-sensitive educational program targeting womens' perceptions of epidural increases the acceptance of intrapartum epidural use.|
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