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Table 5 Complications incidence within groups

From: Magnesium sulfate intravenous infusion versus intrathecal injection for prevention of post-spinal shivering during lower limb fracture surgery: a randomized controlled study

  Group T Group M Group C P value
Complication N % N % N %
Respiratory depression No 45 100.0% 45 100.0% 45 100.0%  
Yes 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Absence of tendon reflex No 45 100.0% 45 100.0% 45 100.0%  
Yes 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Over-sedation No 45 100.0% 45 100.0% 45 100.0%  
Yes 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Bradycardia No 45 100.0% 45 100.0% 45 100.0%  
Yes 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Arrhythmia No 45 100.0% 45 100.0% 45 100.0%  
Yes 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Neurological deficit No 45 100.0% 45 100.0% 45 100.0%  
Yes 0 0.0% 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Hypotension No 42 93.3% 38 84.4% 42 84.4% > 0.05
Yes 3 6.7% 7 15.6% 3 15.6%
Nausea No 37 82.2% 38 84.4% 40 84.4% > 0.05
Yes 8 17.8% 7 15.6% 5 15.6%
Vomiting No 40 88.9% 38 84.4% 39 84.4% > 0.05
Yes 5 11.1% 7 15.6% 6 15.6%
  1. Data are presented as numbers (N), percent (%), P value < 0.05 is significant