Sudireddy Rajini, B.S. Venkateswarlu
Sudireddy Rajini1*, B.S. Venkateswarlu2
1Research Scholar, Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation, Salem, Tamilnadu, India-636008.
2Professor Cum Principal, Department of Pharmaceutics, Vinayaka Missions College of Pharmacy, Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation, Salem, Tamilnadu, India-636008.
Volume - 14,
Issue - 3,
Year - 2021
Introduction: Pain is subjective in nature. It can express different manners by the patient (or) Individuals. The role of diagnostic pain procedures is considered very important. It can be classified into acute pain (i.e; short lived pain) and chronic pain (i.e; pain that lasts for months). It shows effect on socio economic status of the patients. Poor pain management is likely to persist until pain management practices became consistent with guidelines developed from the best available scientific evidence. In case of rational pain management needs pain assessment. So pain assessment plays a major role in rationalize pain management. Method: This study was prospective observational multicenter study. Results: The study was conducted from August 2018 to Dec 2019 in various hospitals in and around Guntur district. A total of 563 patients were participated in the current study out of 290 were males and remaining were females. At the 4-h VAS evaluated that, the moderate pain was found to be 39.25% of total population and Severe pain as 19.89%. The study results were monitored and continued for 24 hours. Only 5.5% of patients were consumed strong opioids during the first 24 h as postoperative analgesics. Conclusion: Pain assessment plays a major role in the management of chronic and acute pain. If assessment was done we can improve the pharmaceutical care and improved socio-economic status of the patients
Cite this article:
Sudireddy Rajini, B.S. Venkateswarlu. A Study on Pain Assessment and Management in Post-Operative patients. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2021; 14(3):1612-1614. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00286.9
Sudireddy Rajini, B.S. Venkateswarlu. A Study on Pain Assessment and Management in Post-Operative patients. Research J. Pharm. and Tech 2021; 14(3):1612-1614. doi: 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00286.9 Available on: https://rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-14-3-75
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