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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 wereExpand
Consensus Guidelines for Managing Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
Evidence-based guidelines developed by an international panel of experts for the management of postoperative nausea and vomiting are presented. Expand
The Incidence of Awareness During Anesthesia: A Multicenter United States Study
The incidence of awareness during general anesthesia with recall in the United States is comparable to that described in other countries. Expand
Risk Factors for Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
  • T. Gan
  • Medicine
  • Anesthesia and analgesia
  • 1 June 2006
Female gender post-puberty, nonsmoking status, history of PONV or motion sickness, childhood after infancy and younger adulthood, increasing duration of surgery, and use of volatile anesthetics, nitrous oxide, large-dose neostigmine, or intraoperative or postoperative opioids are well established postoperative nausea and vomiting risk factors. Expand
Goal-directed Intraoperative Fluid Administration Reduces Length of Hospital Stay after Major Surgery
Goal-directed intraoperative fluid administration results in earlier return to bowel function, lower incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting, and decrease in length of postoperatively hospital stay. Expand
Postoperative Pain Experience: Results from a National Survey Suggest Postoperative Pain Continues to Be Undermanaged
Despite an increased focus on pain management programs and the development of new standards for pain management, many patients continue to experience intense pain after surgery and additional efforts are required to improve patients’ postoperative pain experience. Expand
Incidence, patient satisfaction, and perceptions of post-surgical pain: results from a US national survey
Despite heightened awareness and clinical advancements in pain management, there has been little improvement in post-surgical analgesia as measured by this survey of post-Surgical patients. Expand
Perioperative Fluid Management and Clinical Outcomes in Adults
A number of clinical studies support the notion that an approach based on administering fluids to achieve maximalleft ventricular stroke volume (while avoiding excess fluid administration and consequent impairment of left ventricular performance) may improve outcomes. Expand
Opioid‐sparing Effects of a Low‐dose Infusion of Naloxone in Patient‐administered Morphine Sulfate
Naloxone infusion at 0.25 micro gram [center dot] kg sup ‐1 [ center dot] h sup ‬1 not only attenuates these side effects but appears to reduce postoperative (beyond 4–8 h) opioid requirements. Expand
Bispectral Index Monitoring Allows Faster Emergence and Improved Recovery from Propofol, Alfentanil, and Nitrous Oxide Anesthesia
It is indicated that the use of BIS may be valuable in guiding the administration of propofol intraoperatively and in improving recovery after balanced anesthesia. Expand