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Table 4 Pain scores and postoperative requirement for rescue analgesics at PACU

From: Dexmedetomidine versus midazolam on cough and recovery quality after partial and total laryngectomy – a randomized controlled trial

  Group D(n = 43) Group M(n = 40) P
VAS score (T7) 1.6 ± 1.6 2.0 ± 2.0 0.261
VAS score (T8) 1.2 ± 0.9 2.0 ± 2.0 0.024
Rescue analgesics(n) 4 13 0.013
  1. Values are mean ± SD or number