Jun 9, 2016

An Evaluation of the Effect of Hypnosis on Postoperative Analgesia following Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis
Marjan JoudiAli Jangjoo

Abstract

Little attention has been paid to the effectiveness of hypnosis in improving the results of surgery in Iran. One hundred and twenty patients scheduled for laparoscopic cholecystectomy were randomly divided into either control (standard care) or experimental (hypnosis) groups. Prior to surgery and again after surgery, abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting were assessed. The results suggest that hypnosis could effectively reduce pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy and significantly reduce hospitalization time.

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Standard of Care
Pain, Postoperative
Abdominal Pain
Hospitalization
Absence of Pain Sensation
Postoperative Analgesia
Evaluation
Vomiting
Postcholecystectomy Syndrome
Abdomen

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