Effect of intraoperative intravenous crystalloid infusion on postoperative nausea and vomiting after gynaecological laparoscopy: comparison of 30 and 10 ml kg(-1).

@article{Magner2004EffectOI,
  title={Effect of intraoperative intravenous crystalloid infusion on postoperative nausea and vomiting after gynaecological laparoscopy: comparison of 30 and 10 ml kg(-1).},
  author={John J Magner and Conan McCaul and Edmund Carton and James Gardiner and Donal J. Buggy},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2004},
  volume={93 3},
  pages={381-5}
}
BACKGROUND I.V. fluid administration has been shown to reduce postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). The optimum dose is unknown. We tested the hypothesis that administration of i.v. crystalloid of 30 ml kg(-1) would reduce the incidence of PONV compared with 10 ml kg(-1) of the same fluid. METHODS A total of 141 ASA I female patients undergoing elective gynaecological laparoscopy were randomized, in double-blind fashion, to receive either 10 ml kg(-1) (n=71; CSL-10 group) or 30 ml kg(-1… CONTINUE READING