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Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting: A Practical Guide

Author: Gan, Tong Joo (Duke University Medical C
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 202
Pub Date: 29/03/2016
ISBN: 9781107465190
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Quick overview A practical resource providing guidance on treatment options and management strategies for postoperative nausea and vomiting.
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Postoperative nausea and vomiting is an increasingly common and distressing problem faced by patients undergoing anesthesia that negatively affects their recovery and wellbeing and can result in significant increases in healthcare costs. Effective treatment strategies and relevant, up-to-date guidance are essential to manage postoperative nausea and vomiting in the perioperative setting. This practical, concise guide to the subject offers information on the history and mechanisms of postoperative nausea and vomiting, assessing and identifying risk factors, providing appropriate pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment options, and implementing successful management strategies to tackle this issue. As a uniquely comprehensive study of the topic that provides much more detail than a chapter in a general anaesthesia textbook, this is an invaluable resource for anesthetists and physicians managing patients post-surgery.

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