[Is ginger a clinically relevant antiemetic? A systematic review of randomized controlled trials].

@article{Betz2005IsGA,
  title={[Is ginger a clinically relevant antiemetic? A systematic review of randomized controlled trials].},
  author={Oliver Betz and Peter R Kranke and Goetz F. Geldner and Hinnerk F. Wulf and Leopold H. J. Eberhart},
  journal={Forschende Komplementarmedizin und klassische Naturheilkunde = Research in complementary and natural classical medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={14-23}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the clinical impact of ginger (Zingiber officinale) as an antiemetic. METHODS A systematic search of the literature was performed using the databases of MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the Cochrane-Library. RESULTS Of 100 published reports discerned as potentially relevant, 24 randomized controlled trials were evaluated, covering 1073 patients which had received ginger. Of these reports, 16 contained information regarding the… CONTINUE READING
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