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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 5

Sedation scores, adverse effects, and lengths of hospital stay of the two groups.

DataNo or mild pain (NRS 0–3; n = 25)Moderate to severe pain (NRS 4–10; n = 72) value

Sedation score0.601
 023 (92.0%)69 (95.8%)
 12 (8.0%)3 (4.2%)
 20 (0.0%)0 (0.0%)
Respiratory depression0 (0.0%)0 (0.0%)
PONV0.654
 018 (72.0%)56 (77.8%)
 17 (28.0%)15 (20.8%)
 20 (0.0%)1 (1.4%)
Pruritus0.320
 024 (96%)64 (88.9%)
 10 (0.0%)6 (8.3%)
 21 (4.0%)2 (2.8%)
LOS5.08 ± 1.155.14 ± 1.040.813

indicates statistical significance. Values are given as n (%) or mean ± standard deviation. Abbreviations: PONV, postoperative nausea and vomiting; LOS, length of hospital stay.

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