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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 31-34

Patient-tailored analgesic practice for orthopedic patients


1 College of Nursing, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Deoghar, Jharkhand, India
2 Pal College of Nursing and Medical Sciences (Medical Surgical Nursing), Haldwani, Uttarakhand, India
3 College of Nursing, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
4 Department of Orthopedic, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India
5 Department of Anesthesia, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

Correspondence Address:
C Vasantha Kalyani
College of Nursing, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Deodhar, Jharkhand
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jssrp.jssrp_5_22

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Background: Pain is a highly deleterious experience for human being during disease condition.Post operative pain of patient is an important concern for health care professional. Aim: The aim of the study was to assess the level of pain and pattern of analgesic practices among patient undergoing orthopedic surgeries and to develop patient tailored analgesic practice. Objectives: The present study objective is to assess the level of pain and pattern of analgesic practices among patient undergoing orthopedic surgeries with a view to develop patient tailored analgesic practice. Materials and Methods: Quantitative research approach with a prospective Observational Design was used for the present study to assess the level of pain and pattern of analgesic practices among patient under going orthopedic surgeries with a view to develop patient tailored analgesic practice in selected orthopedic inpatient department at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, India.This study consisted of 100 patient undergone orthopedic surgery among them majority (49%) of patient were suffering from lower extremity injury. Results: The result of study revealed that majority (85%) ofpatient were suffering from severe pain and pattern of analgesic were tramadol, paracetamol used by them intravenous route. Conclusion: Pain management in Postoperative period after orthopedic surgery should be given a high priority. While, appropriate pain management strategy should be implemented to decrease postoperative pain.


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