Intraperitoneal lignocaine for pain relief after total abdominal hysterectomy.

  title={Intraperitoneal lignocaine for pain relief after total abdominal hysterectomy.},
  author={Kelly M Williamson and Barbara Cotton and Graham E. Smith},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  volume={78 6},
In this preliminary randomized study, we have measured pain scores at rest and on movement, 24 and 48 h after operation in 19 control patients, who received 50 ml of saline i.p., and in 20 test patients, in whom 50 ml of saline solution containing lignocaine 200 mg and adrenaline 1:500,000 were instilled into the peritoneal cavity after total abdominal hysterectomy. We found that there was no difference in linear analogue scores for nausea, pain on movement or morphine consumption after… CONTINUE READING