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The purpose

The objective of this research is to evaluate the effectiveness of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) for pain relief in the early active phase of labor. The research will be of type randomized controlled trial, consisting of low-risk nulliparous pregnant women admitted to the Reference Center for Women's Health in Ribeirão Preto. Mothers will be divided into two groups (the use of lumbosacral TENS) and control (routine maternity) and will be evaluated before and after therapy, which corresponds to 30 minutes between 4-5 cm of cervical dilation. The evaluation will be performed by numerical category scale, location and Pain Diagram McGll Pain Questionnaire (short form). After the delivery will be a questionnaire of customer satisfaction.

Provided treatments

  • Other: Experimental TENS

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01600495. The sponsor of the trial is University of Sao Paulo and it is looking for 46 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Effects of Transcutaneous Nerve Electrical Stimulation for Pain Relief in Nulliparous Women in Active Phase of Labor