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Ischemic Induced Pain

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Subjects The experiment was conducted on 75 healthy University of Sydney medical science students of both sexes and varying ages and body types. which involved two different types of induction of pain. The independent variable was the type of drug analgesic (paracetamol or combined with codeine) and the dependent variable was the pain response whilst taking the drug. All participants were given ethical and safety awareness of the experiment, and had a choice to participate. Their medical conditions (i.e. allergies) and any previous morning medication taken were considered prior to allowing them to participate. Ischemic induced pain The ischaemic pain was produced in the participants’ non-dominant arm by using a sphygmomanometer cuff,
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