Paracetamol 1 g given rectally at the end of minor gynaecological surgery is not efficacious in reducing postoperative pain.

@article{Hein1999Paracetamol1G,
  title={Paracetamol 1 g given rectally at the end of minor gynaecological surgery is not efficacious in reducing postoperative pain.},
  author={Anette Hein and Jan G Jakobsson and G Ryberg},
  journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica},
  year={1999},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={248-51}
}
BACKGROUND We studied the analgesic effects of 1 g paracetamol given rectally at the end of surgery in a prospective, randomised, double-blind study. METHODS One hundred and forty ASA I-II women scheduled for elective termination of pregnancy under general anaesthesia were randomly allocated to receive paracetamol or placebo. All patients had standardised anaesthesia with propofol, fentanyl and oxygen in nitrous oxide. Postoperative pain was assessed by VAS score. RESULTS We could find no… CONTINUE READING

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