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Research Article

Risk Factors for Moderate to Severe Pain during the First 24 Hours after Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery While Receiving Intravenous Patient-Controlled Analgesia

Table 4

Multivariate analysis of factors associated with moderate to severe pain during the first 24 hours postoperatively.

FactorsAdjusted OR (95% CI) value

Age0.96 (0.92–1.01)0.104
Female sex2.68 (0.91–7.91)0.075
Postoperative NSAIDs3.29 (0.91–11.85)0.069
Patients with NRS >3 on arrival at PACU1.03 (0.31–3.46)0.961
Inadequate pain control at PACU discharge4.90 (1.44–16.69)0.011

indicates statistical significance. Abbreviations: OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval; NSAIDs, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

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