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The studied patients will be given randomly one of three following drugs1:Gabapentin2: Pregabalin or placebo for 3 days after Photorefractive keratectomy surgery. The pain will be measured based on visual analog scale(VAS) on the day of operation and on the 3 rd day (morning, evening) and then compared among three groups.
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Ophthalmic Research Center
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Shaheed Beheshti Medical University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:05:46-0400
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Errors or mistakes committed by health professionals which result in harm to the patient. They include errors in diagnosis (DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS), errors in the administration of drugs and other medications (MEDICATION ERRORS), errors in the performance of surgical procedures, in the use of other types of therapy, in the use of equipment, and in the interpretation of laboratory findings. Medical errors are differentiated from MALPRACTICE in that the former are regarded as honest mistakes or accidents while the latter is the result of negligence, reprehensible ignorance, or criminal intent.
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