The Effect of Infra-red Diode Laser Irradiation on the Duration and Severity of Postoperative Pain: a Double Blind Trial

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The Effect of Infra-red Diode Laser Irradiation on the Duration and Severity of Postoperative Pain: a Double Blind Trial

Moore, K. C. Hira, N. Broome, I. J. Cruikshank, J. A.
 
Laser Therapy, 1992, VOL 4; NUMBER 4, pages 145

 

There was a significant difference in the number doses of narcotic analgesic required between the groups. No patient in the treatment group required narcotic analgesia after 24 hours. Similarly the requirement for oral analgesia was reduced in the treated group. Control patients assessed their overall pain as moderate to severe compared with mild to moderate in the treated group.