ABSTRACT: Evaluate the efficiency of the treatment of pain by analgesic according to World Health Organization (WHO).
We made a descriptive and analytic study in majors sickellers in pain crisis admitted in the service of paediatric of the hospital Gabriel Touré Bamako from January 2005 to January 2006. The efficiency of the treatment by painkiller was evaluated at second hour and at the 24 hour.
Our study concerned 70 children with major of sickle cell of both sexes and aged from 6 to 15 years in pain crisis. In 87.1% pain disappeared with painkillers palier I (paracetamol) and 12.9% had necessitated to pass to palier II (buprenorphine) an 64.3% our patients the pain disappeared in a period less than 12 hours with an average of 3 hours against only 35.7% soothed in a period more than 12 hours with average of 64 hours 3 minutes. Pain from the head and limbal region were the most sensible to the treatment.
The treatment of pain by palier according to who is efficient in children sickeller.
Le Mali médical 02/2009; 24(2):25-7.