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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Massive subcutaneous emphysema and sudden airway compromise after postoperative vomiting.
They reported postoperative vomiting to be the most common complication in tramadol but no adverse outcome was mentioned8.
Based on published data, in high-risk PONV patients, despite the use of prophylactic antiemetics, the incidence of postoperative nausea (PON) is still about 50% and 30% in postoperative vomiting (POV); while the incidence of post discharge nausea and vomiting (PDNV) is even higher.
Postoperative vomiting (POV) occurred in the same number of subjects in both groups during the first two hours.
A myotomy length of 2 cm was the goal to avoid an incomplete myotomy and postoperative vomiting.
A prospective study of postoperative vomiting in children undergoing different surgical procedures under general anaesthesia.
The effects of different doses of caudal morphine with levobupivacaine on postoperative vomiting and quality of analgesia after circumcision.
The meta-analysis of CCTs reports that this antiemetic is effective in the prophylaxis of postoperative vomiting, reduces the use of rescue antiemetics; at higher doses dexamethasone was effective as prophylactic treatment for nausea (Evidence category A1-B).
The effect of dexamethasone on postoperative vomiting after tonsillectomy.
We investigated if the prophylactic administration of 6 mg ephedrine IV just before the transfer of the patient from the operating table into his bed could decrease the number of postoperative Vomiting episodes8.
Table 2 Summary of anaesthetic problems Problem Number Intraoperative problems Difficult intubation 9 Laryngospasm 2 Bradycardia 2 Hypotension 1 Drug error 1 High spinal block 1 Postoperative problems Respiratory depression 3 Hypertension 2 Postoperative vomiting 1 Chest pain 1