:: Volume 5, Issue 3 (8-2016) ::
aumj 2016, 5(3): 157-162 Back to browse issues page
PCA and Postoperative Pain Management After Orthopedic Surgeries
S.M. Hashemi, F. Hassanzadeh Kiyabi, M. Nikooseresht , S.M. Hosseini Khmaneie, E. Safi, A. Shemiranifar, F. Gudarzi
Department of Pain & Anesthesiology Beasat Hospital, Hamedan University of Medical Sciences, Hamedan, Iran
Abstract:   (3424 Views)

Background: Patients often suffer from inadequate treatment of postoperative pain. The aim of this study was to investigate effect of PCA on postoperative pain management and patients’ satisfaction from use of PCA.

Materials and Methods: In this prospective study, between 2010 to 2011, patients presented by orthopedic specialists to acute and chronic pain service of Akhtar Hospital. A satisfaction questionnaire was given on discharge to this patients, were asked to fill out it . Then collected by ward nurse.

Results: patients’ satisfaction from pain relief with use of PCA was high ( 94.9% ). In this patient pain relief at third day after surgery and require analgesic was low, significantly (p=0.0001). Significant patients’ satisfaction from effect of PCA in pain control and products support was high (p=0.0001).    

Conclusion: Patient controlled analgesia is a safe, effective and noninvasive method for post operative pain management and in this study patients’ satisfaction for pain management was high for use of PCA and pain service. 

Keywords: PCA, Postoperative pain, Patients’ Satisfaction
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/11/09 | Accepted: 2016/11/09 | Published: 2016/11/09



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