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Document Type: Original Research Article

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1 Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran

2 MD, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran

3 Emergency Medicine Specialist, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran

4 Assistant Professor, Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran

10.33945/SAMI/ECC.2020.5.6

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Renal colic (RC) is one of the most usual clinical signs of a stone being that is found in the urinary system and observed as sudden and serious pain. The different analgesics are usually applied in the emergency department for alleviation of pain. This study, for first time, compared effect of Propofol and Fentanyl in controlling acute RC of patients admitted to the hospital. Methods: A total of one hundred and fifty (n=150) patients who referred to the the Shahid Mohammadi Hospital (Bandar Abbas-Iran) for treatment RC were selected. the basal pain values of the patients were investigated by the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) in values from 0 up to 10 at the 0th, (immediately before drug administration), 15th, and 30th minutes. Value of zero means lack of pain and 10 means the most pain. The results showed that for all the groups, VAS value was significantly higher in VAS0 compared to VAS10 and VAS30 (P

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