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Table 3 CHIPPS rating at different observation time points in PACU (mean ± SD)

From: Preemptive analgesic effectiveness of single dose intravenous ibuprofen in infants undergoing cleft palate repair: a randomized controlled trial

Time (min) 0 10 20 30 40 50 60
IV-Ibuprofen group 1.90 ± 0.97 2.60 ± 1.14 2.70 ± 1.66 2.20 ± 1.40 1.90 ± 1.02 1.55 ± 1.00 1.30 ± 1.03
Placebo group 3.25 ± 1.80 4.00 ± 1.52 4.95 ± 1.93 3.75 ± 1.25 2.60 ± 1.19 1.90 ± 1.02 2.05 ± 0.51
p-value 0.005 0.002 <0.001 <0.001 0.089 0.280 0.006
  1. CHIPPS Children and Infants Postoperative Pain Scale, PACU Postanesthesia care unit; n = 20 in each group