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Table 11 Comparison between group D and group M as regards Modified Objective Pain Scale (MOPS)

From: Intranasal dexmedetomidine versus intranasal midazolam as pre-anesthetic medication in pediatric age group undergoing adenotonsillectomy

MOPS Dexmedetomidine Midazolam z test p value
group (n = 24) group (n = 24)
At 20 min     
Median(IQR) 3 (2–3) 4 (2–5) − 2.975 0.024*
At 40 min     
Median(IQR) 2.5 (2–3) 3 (2–4) − 2.884 0.016*
At 60 min     
Median(IQR) 1.5 (1–2) 3 (2–3) − 3.638 < 0.001**
At 80 min     
Median(IQR) 1 (0–2) 2 (1–3) − 2.325 0.025*
100 min     
Median(IQR) 1 (0–2) 2 (1–3) − 2.417 0.019*
At 120 min     
Median(IQR) 1 (0–2) 2 (1–2.5) − 2.511 0.016*
  1. Data are presented as median(IQR). z Mann-Whitney test, *p value < 0.05 was considered statistically significant, **p value < 0.001 was considered highly significant
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