Aromatherapy as treatment for postoperative nausea: a randomized trial.

@article{Hunt2013AromatherapyAT,
  title={Aromatherapy as treatment for postoperative nausea: a randomized trial.},
  author={Ronald D. Hunt and Jacqueline A. Dienemann and Harry James Norton and Wendy L. Hartley and Amanda Hudgens and Thomas E. Stern and George W. Divine},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2013},
  volume={117 3},
  pages={
          597-604
        }
}
  • Ronald D. Hunt, Jacqueline A. Dienemann, +4 authors George W. Divine
  • Published in Anesthesia and analgesia 2013
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Postoperative nausea (PON) is a common complication of anesthesia and surgery. Antiemetic medication for higher-risk patients may reduce but does not reliably prevent PON. We examined aromatherapy as a treatment for patients experiencing PON after ambulatory surgery. Our primary hypothesis was that in comparison with inhaling a placebo, PON will be reduced significantly by aromatherapy with (1) essential oil of ginger, (2) a blend of essential oils of ginger, spearmint, peppermint… CONTINUE READING

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