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Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.9, No. 01)

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Page : 941-949

Keywords : Pain Relief Penthrox Inhaler Trauma Pain Pre-Hospital;

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Introduction:Traumas that give symptoms of severe pains could lead to stress induced pain if not given an immediate pain relief. Penthroxinhaler an immediate pain reliever, can be given in pre-hospital services by ambulance officers (paramedics or ambulance nurses). Penthroxinhaler is a low-dose Methoxyflurane single-use inhaler, and has been used for more than 40 years in the medical field in managing trauma pain. Aim:The purpose of this study was to explore the original research related to the prospects of trauma pain management with Penthrox Inhaler, the benefits of using Penthrox inhaler in pre-hospital trauma pain management, and to identify the side effects from using Penthrox Inhaler based on researches published in international journals. Method:The method used in this literature review is the PICO method a type of systematic literature review. Problem/patient: Severe pain. Intervention: Penthrox Inhaler, Comparison: none. Outcome: Pain relief, Keyword : Pain relief. Result:The administration of Low Dose Methoxyflurane in cases of trauma pain showed a very significant effect.GivingLow Dose Methoxyflurane was given faster to the patientcompared to other drugs. With the provision of LDM, the pain reduction was with a VAS value, which stated very satisfying by 42.8% and satisfying 67.3%. The side effects of using gas drugs are generally seen, whether it causes neprotoxicity and the level of tolerability by the patient himself.Before giving Methoxyflurane to patients, must ensure that the oxygen saturation level is above 90% and the maximum dosage given must be 6 ml in the span of 2 hours to reduce side effects.Ambulance officers can be safe with an exposure time of 8 hours while administering Penthrox to patients.

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