A Survey on Postoperative Pain (POP) Experience in Asian Patients.


Pain management is becoming an important ethical responsibility of the medical profession and a focus of the health care system. However, there are limited literature evaluate the postoperative pain experience and management in our local setting.

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational [Patient Registry]
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
  • Study Primary Completion Date: September 2014

Detailed Description

We need to identify those patients who, from a demographic, psychology and surgical viewpoint, are more at risk of experiencing postoperative pain.


  • Procedure: operation

Arms, Groups and Cohorts

  • postoperative pain

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • postoperative pain experience
    • Time Frame: 2 weeks
    • To determine patient’s postoperative pain experience during and 2 weeks after discharge from hospital.

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • 1. Adult with age ≥ 18 who undergo operation

Exclusion Criteria

  • 1. Refused to give informed consent

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: 18 Years

Maximum Age: N/A

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: No

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • University of Malaya
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Sponsor
  • Overall Official(s)
    • Wang Chew Yin, Principal Investigator, University Malaya
  • Overall Contact(s)
    • Prof Wang Chew Yin, 03-79492052, wangcy@um.edu.my

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