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Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting: Its Etiology, Treatment, and Prevention
In a recent editorial, Kapur described perioperative nausea and vomiting as "the big 'little problem' following ambulatory surgery."257 Although the actual morbidity associated with nausea is… Expand
Consensus Guidelines for the Management of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
The present guidelines are the most recent data on postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) and an update on the 2 previous sets of guidelines published in 2003 and 2007. These guidelines were… Expand
Consensus Guidelines for Managing Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
IMPLICATIONS We present evidence-based guidelines developed by an international panel of experts for the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting.
Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia Guidelines for the Management of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
The present guidelines were compiled by a multidisciplinary international panel of individuals with interest and expertise in postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) under the auspices of The… Expand
Recovery Profiles and Costs of Anesthesia for Outpatient Unilateral Inguinal Herniorrhaphy
- D. Song, N. B. Greilich, P. White, M. Watcha, W. K. Tongier
- Anesthesia and analgesia
- 1 October 2000
The use of an ilioinguinal-hypogastric nerve block (IHNB) as part of a monitored anesthesia care (MAC) technique has been associated with a rapid recovery profile for outpatients undergoing inguinal… Expand
Effect of propofol on the incidence of postoperative vomiting after strabismus surgery in pediatric outpatients.
Vomiting is a common problem after strabismus surgery in pediatric outpatients. We compared the effects of propofol with and without N2O and droperidol to the effects of a conventional regimen… Expand
The cost-effective management of postoperative nausea and vomiting.
- M. Watcha
- 1 April 2000
Eutectic Mixture of Local Anesthetics (EMLA®) Cream
he strong mechanical stimulus of transcutaneous needle insertion (e.g., intravenous cannulaT tion) elicits neural activity from 1) pressure-sensitive Ruffini endings, 2) movement-sensitive hair… Expand
Use of Intranasal Fentanyl in Children Undergoing Myringotomy and Tube Placement during Halothane and Sevoflurane Anesthesia
BackgroundMany children are restless, disoriented, and inconsolable immediately after bilateral myringotomy and tympanosotomy tube placement (BMT). Rapid emergence from sevoflurane anesthesia and… Expand
The Effect of Timing of Ondansetron Administration on Its Efficacy, Cost-Effectiveness, and Cost-Benefit as a Prophylactic Antiemetic in the Ambulatory Setting
- J. Tang, B. Wang, P. White, M. Watcha, J. Qi, R. Wender
- Anesthesia and analgesia
- 1 February 1998
Although ondansetron (4 mg IV) is effective in the prevention and treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) after ambulatory surgery, the optimal timing of its administration, the… Expand