postoperative nausea and vomiting


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postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV)

nausea and vomiting occurring after a surgical procedure.
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The information relating to postoperative nausea and vomiting, sedation, headache, respiratory depression and visual disturbances were also noted on a predesigned performa.
Patients undergoing general anesthesia often experience postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV).
Patients' pain score, sedation score, postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) and lower limb motor weakness was entered as assessed during the pain round in addition to physiological variables, including blood pressure, heart rate and respiratory rate.
Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is the most common distressing symptom occurring after surgery.
Post-operative pain, emergence delirium and postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) can all impact on recovery (Mattila, Lahtela & Hynynen, 2012).
The reported incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is quite high.
The meta-analysis of the new CCTs ratifies that droperidol reduces postoperative nausea and vomiting and the use of rescue antiemetics (Evidence A3-B).
7 Dexamethasone apart from being an antiemetic for postoperative nausea and vomiting also has analgesic and antiinflammatory properties.
Background and Objective: Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is the main concern for 40-70% of patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
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