Comparison of inhaled isopropyl alcohol and intravenous ondansetron for treatment of postoperative nausea.

@article{Winston2003ComparisonOI,
  title={Comparison of inhaled isopropyl alcohol and intravenous ondansetron for treatment of postoperative nausea.},
  author={Anthony W Winston and Robert Sean Rinehart and George Riley and Charles A. Vacchiano and Joseph E Pellegrini},
  journal={AANA journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={71 2},
  pages={127-32}
}
Postoperative nausea, a common complication in patients receiving general anesthesia, was studied in this randomized investigation to compare the efficacy of 70% inhaled isopropyl alcohol and intravenous ondansetron. For the study, 100 healthy women, ASA physical status I or II, scheduled for outpatient gynecologic laparoscopic procedures randomly received 4 mg of intravenous ondansetron or isopropyl alcohol for the treatment of postoperative nausea. Nausea was measured on arrival to the… CONTINUE READING

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