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2010-11-04 14:43:21

Vomiting is unpleasant. Nearly 30% of all patients suffer from nausea and vomiting after surgery. The financial repercussions of this are longer patient stays in the recovery room, with increased need for personnel. Appropriate prophylaxis and treatment can prevent postoperative nausea and vomiting. In a systematic review of the literature, Dirk Rsch and co-authors investigate how treatment recommendations for nausea after general anesthesia can be improved (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2010; 107[42]:...

2009-03-11 04:00:00

PK anesthesia denied Level I validation for Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) CORONA DEL MAR, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulse oximeters became available in 1983, making each patient's oxygen status known on a beat-by-beat basis. Not until 1990, did the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) say that all patients should have this monitor. No articles on this critical safety subject appear in the ASA Newsletter on their web site between 1983 and 1990. Action: In 1983, Dr....

2006-01-16 12:40:00

NEW YORK -- Medical data suggest that at a dose of at least 1 gram of ginger is effective in preventing the nausea and vomiting that often afflicts patients after undergoing surgery. Numerous studies have looked at a variety of agents for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting, yet none have been accepted as a gold standard for this use, according to the report in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Ginger has been used as a traditional medicine in China to treat nausea,...


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