Low-dose dexamethasone reduces nausea and vomiting after epidural morphine: a comparison of metoclopramide with saline.

@article{Tzeng2002LowdoseDR,
  title={Low-dose dexamethasone reduces nausea and vomiting after epidural morphine: a comparison of metoclopramide with saline.},
  author={Jann Inn Tzeng and Chung Hsi Hsing and Chin Chen Chu and Ying Hui Chen and Jhi Joung Wang},
  journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia},
  year={2002},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={
          19-23
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy of a low dose of dexamethasone (5 mg) with metoclopramide 10 mg and saline in preventing nausea and vomiting after epidural morphine in posthysterectomy analgesia. DESIGN Randomized, placebo-controlled study. SETTING Inpatient surgery at Municipal Women's and Children's General Hospital. PATIENTS 120 ASA physical status I and II women receiving epidural morphine for posthysterectomy analgesia. INTERVENTIONS All patients received epidural morphine… CONTINUE READING
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