Comparison of Mean Narcotic Analgesia Requirement in Patients Undergoing Caesarean Section with and without Bupivacaine Infiltration

  • Sadaf Khurshid Senior Registrar Department of Obs and Gynae, Social Security Hospital, Lahore
  • Muhammad Yasir Tarar Medical Officer THQ Chunian, Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore
  • Hira Imtiaz House Officer, CMH hospital, Lahore
  • Syeda Ayesha Hashmi Medical Officer THQ Chunian

Abstract

Objective: To compare the mean postoperative narcotic analgesia in patients undergoing cesarean section with and without bupivacaine infiltration
Methodology: Its a randomized controlled trial conducted in Obstetrics & Gynecology Department, Fatima Memorial Hospital, Lahore. Study was carried out over a period of six months from February 2016 to July 2016. Sample size of 300 cases (150 in each group) was calculated. Collected data was entered in SPSS version 11. Results: Age distribution of the patients was done which shows 55.33%(n=83) in Group-A and 60.67%(n=91) in Group-B between 25-30 years, 44.67%(n=67) in Group-A and 39.33%(n=59) in Group-B were between 31-35 years, 27.4+5.2 in Group-A and 28.1+4.9 were in Group-B, 64%(n=96) in Group-A and 88%(n=58.67) in Group-B were between P0-P2 while 36%(n=54) in Group-A and 41.33%(n=62) were between P3-P5c. comparison of mean pain score post operatively shows mean pain score of 5 in group A and mean pain score of 8 in group B. Comparison of mean postoperative narcotic analgesia requirement reveals 102+18.34(mg) in Group-A while 157+23.6 (mg) in Group-B, p vale was 0.002 i.e. ≤0.05. 
Conclusion: Comparison of mean narcotic analgesia required in patients undergoing cesarean section with and without bupivacaine infiltration reveals that patients with bupivacaine infiltration had significantly shorter doses of narcotic required analgesia  

Published
2018-02-19
How to Cite
KHURSHID, Sadaf et al. Comparison of Mean Narcotic Analgesia Requirement in Patients Undergoing Caesarean Section with and without Bupivacaine Infiltration. Journal of the Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists of Pakistan, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 4, p. 182-186, feb. 2018. ISSN 2307-7115. Available at: <http://jsogp.net/new/index.php/jsogp/article/view/83>. Date accessed: 18 dec. 2018.
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