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Vol. 8, Issue 7 (2019)

Study on post-operative pain management in surgery patients

K Arunraj, S Sowmiya, Rohan Macha, N Junior Sundresh and Dr. VP Mahesh Kumar
Introduction: Prior to surgery, patient is given a medical examination, receives preoperative tests and their physical status is rated according to the ASA physical status classification system. If these results are satisfactory, the patient signs a consent form and is given a surgical clearance.
Study site: The study was conducted in the ward of Department of surgery, Rajah Muthiah Medical College Hospital (RMMCH), Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Tamil Nadu and 1400 bedded multispecialty tertiary care teaching hospital.
Study Design: Prospective observational study
Study Period: This study was conducted for a period of 6 months (November 2017 to April 2018)
Conclusion: The prescribing pattern of analgesics shows that most prescribed monotherapy (NSAIDS, opioids for mild pain) and double therapy (Opioids and non-opioids for moderate to severe pain) for each disease of inguinal hernia, haemorrhoid, appendicitis, cholelithiasis, diabetic foot ulcer, breast cancer, and goitre. The study reveals that spinal anaesthesia procedure is mostly done with anaesthetic drugs are reported. These prescribed pattern of drugs for post-operative pain management with compliance with STG.
Pages: 740-746  |  315 Views  74 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
K Arunraj, S Sowmiya, Rohan Macha, N Junior Sundresh, Dr. VP Mahesh Kumar. Study on post-operative pain management in surgery patients. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(7):740-746.

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