High Protein Intake to Decrease Emesis and Promote Patient Satisfaction in Labor
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01414478|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 11, 2011
Last Update Posted : February 4, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Emesis||Other: Protein Shake|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||150 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Prospective, Randomized Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy of High Protein Intake on the Incidence of Emesis and Promotion of Patient Satisfaction After Epidural Analgesia for Labor|
|Study Start Date :||August 2010|
|Primary Completion Date :||August 2012|
|Study Completion Date :||August 2012|
Active Comparator: High Protein Shake
Protein shake that contain 30 grams of protein in 11 fluid ounces.
Other: Protein Shake
Protein shake contains 30 grams of protein in 11 fluid ounces.
Other Name: Premier Nutrition Protein Shake
No Intervention: Ice Chips
Patients allowed consumption of ice chips only during labor.
- Emesis in labor [ Time Frame: Throughout labor (up to one hour post delivery) ]To determine the incidence of emesis after high protein intake in parturients who have received labor epidural analgesia up until one hour post delivery.
- Patient satisfaction with labor after consumption of a high protein shake. [ Time Frame: Throughout labor (up to 24 hours post delivery) ]Our secondary aim is to determine the incidence of nausea after high protein intake during labor and overall parturient satisfaction with their birthing experience 24 hours post delivery.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01414478
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Magee-Womens Hospital Women Care Birth Center|
|Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213|
|Principal Investigator:||Manuel C Vallejo, MD||Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC|