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Table 2 Median analgesia use; a comparison of doses administered

From: The effect of vaginal closure technique on early post-operative pain following vaginal prolapse surgery: a feasibility pilot study and qualitative assessment

  Continuous suture Interrupted suture p
NSAIDs 2 (0–3) 1(0–3) 0.0762
Paracetamol 4 4 (2–4) -*
Weak opiate 1(0–4) 2 (0–4) 0.2191
Strong opiate 1(0–4) 2 (0–5) 0.1103
  1. Data are median (range).
  2. NSAID: Ibuprofen/diclofenac/mecoxicam;
  3. Weak opiate – codeine/dihydrocodeine,
  4. Strong opiate – tramadol/morphine sulphate.
  5. * Mann Whitney could not be calculated due to no variation on the data from the continuous suture group.