Perrectal paracetamol for postoperative pain management in the children
AbstractBackground: This study was carried to assess effect of perrectal paracetamol for postoperative pain relief in the children.Materials and Methods: 60 children aged 1 to 10 years were divided randomly in two Groups. This study was conducted for one year from July 2010 to June 2011.Result: Mean heart rate recorded at 10, 30 and 60minute were significantly higher in GroupB compared with GroupA (P<0.001). Mean pain score significantly higher in GroupB compared to GroupA at 30 and 60 minute (P<0.001).Conclusion: Rescueanalgesia required significantly higher in GroupB compared to GroupA (P<0.001).Perrectal paracetamol for postoperative pain relief is very effective in children undergoing surgical procedure.Key words: paediatric, pain, perrectal, paracetamol.
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