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|Title:||Patient-controlled analgesia in post-caesarean section|
Azzopardi, Lilian M.
|Keywords:||Cesarean section -- Malta -- Case studies|
Pain -- Treatment
|Publisher:||University of Malta. Department of Pharmacy|
|Citation:||Mangion, D., Vella, J., Azzopardi, L. M., & Serracino-Inglott, A. (2015, October). Patient-controlled analgesia in post-caesarean section. Poster session presented at the ACCP Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy, San Francisco, USA.|
|Abstract:||A poster presentation regarding patient-controlled analgesia in post-caesarean section. Introduction: Post-operative pain gives rise to patient discomfort, prolonged recovery, less patient satisfaction and higher health costs thus decreasing the patients’ quality of life in the immediate post-operative period. Pain and discomfort in patients’ post-caesarean section (C-section) can be managed via the self administration of intravenous opioids using Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA). Aims: ● To assess pain management in post C-section focusing on PCA in terms of efficacy, safety and cost effectiveness ● To compare nurse documentation using the MOEWS (modified obstetrics early warning system) chart with patient satisfaction.|
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