Pain progression, intensity and outcomes following tonsillectomy.

  title={Pain progression, intensity and outcomes following tonsillectomy.},
  author={Fay Fathalee Warnock and Janice Lander},
  volume={75 1},
The objective of this study was to assess outcomes of pediatric day surgery tonsillectomy. A total of 129 children, aged 5-16 years, and their parents were recruited from three urban hospitals which provided pediatric day surgery. Children reported pain on a visual analogue scale (VAS) in day surgery and then daily at home for 7 days. Parents reported outcomes of surgery, including fluid intake, nausea, vomiting and sleep disturbances. They also recorded analgesic administration. Three main… CONTINUE READING
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