Intravenous Fentanyl Patient Controlled Analgesia for Patients in Labour: A Qualitative Reference List


( Last Updated : November 2, 2020)
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RA1138-000

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Question


  1. What literature is available that explores how pregnant people in labour experience patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) versus intravenous (IV) analgesic, specifically using fentanyl?


Key Message

Two primary qualitative studies were found that examined how pregnant people in labour experience patient-controlled analgesia versus other routes of administration.1,2 No primary mixed method or questionnaire or survey design studies were identified. No syntheses of qualitative, mixed method, or survey or questionnaire studies were located.