Tonsillectomy is a commonly performed surgical
intervention. There’s unbearable pain after this
procedure. The pain control that’s provided after the
surgery is not adequate and is very less than what is
This study was conducted with an objective to
compare the efficacy of Lignocaine in pain control to
that of normal saline after tonsillectomy procedure.
A study was carried out from February 2019 to
May 2019 among 60 patients in the ENT department of
Saveetha Medical College.
Out of 60 patients, there’s no significant difference
based on age and gender. But there’s significant
difference in pain control when lignocaine is given
compared with normal saline.
This study revealed that there’s adequate pain
control when lignocaine is given compared to normal
saline after tonsillectomy.
Keywords : Post Tonsillectomy, Local Anaesthetic, Pain Management.