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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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
A 1999 scientifically validated, Stanford university study showed patient satisfaction was highest when postoperative vomiting did not happen.
They reduced the risk for intraoperative nausea by 38%, the risk for intraoperative vomiting by 46%, the risk for postoperative nausea by 49%, and the risk for postoperative vomiting by 49%, he reported.
Multimodal antiemetic management prevents early postoperative vomiting after outpatient laparoscopy.
In the opioid-sparing group one patient was withdrawn because of severe postoperative vomiting and another following haemodynamic instability in the recovery room.
1] decreases the incidence of postoperative vomiting and reduced pain scores in children during the first 24 hours after tonsillectomy performed with a standardised anaesthetic technique.
To date, no studies have explored the efficacy of subhypnotic infusion doses of propofol intraoperatively added to tropisetron for prevention of postoperative vomiting in either paediatric or tonsillectomy surgical populations.
The relevant information about strabismus repair is all there too, but the major problem of postoperative vomiting again does not stand out.
The records of the reaction were obtained and the adverse event was postoperative vomiting.