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Table 3 Types of pain medications according to pain scores

From: Pain assessment and management of trauma patients in an emergency department of a tertiary hospital in Tanzania

NRS pain Score Mild Moderate Severe P value
N = 29 N = 41 N = 74
Opioids 3 (3.1%) 25 (60.9%) 69 (93.2%) 0.0001
Acetaminophen 7 (24.1%) 4 (9.7%) 2 (2.7%) 0.003
NSAIDs 19 (65.5%) 12 (29.3%) 3 (4.1%) 0.0001