A randomized double-blinded placebo controlled study of four interventions for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in maxillofacial trauma surgery.

@article{Jahromi2013ARD,
  title={A randomized double-blinded placebo controlled study of four interventions for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in maxillofacial trauma surgery.},
  author={Hamidreza Eftekharian Jahromi and Mehdi Gholami and Fariborz Rezaei},
  journal={The Journal of craniofacial surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={e623-7}
}
PURPOSE This study aimed to determine if preoperative oral administration of metoclopramide, chlorpromazine, gabapentin, or dexamethasone would effectively reduce postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) in the first 24 hours after surgery in patients undergoing maxillofacial trauma surgery. METHODS One hundred fifty patients with maxillofacial skeletal trauma that need open reduction and internal fixation were randomly assigned to receive one of the following drugs orally, 1 hour… CONTINUE READING
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