Measurement and monitoring of nausea severity in emergency department patients: a comparison of scales and exploration of treatment efficacy outcome measures.

@article{Meek2015MeasurementAM,
  title={Measurement and monitoring of nausea severity in emergency department patients: a comparison of scales and exploration of treatment efficacy outcome measures.},
  author={Robert Meek and Diana Egerton-Warburton and Michaela J Mee and George Braitberg},
  journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={685-93}
}
OBJECTIVES The objective was to investigate the correlation of the visual analog scale (VAS) and numeric rating scale (NRS) for nausea severity measurement and to explore options for improved reporting of antiemetic efficacy trial results. METHODS This was a multicenter observational study of adult emergency department (ED) patients with nausea. Participants rated severity at enrollment and 30 minutes posttreatment using an adjectival scale, a VAS, and an NRS. Posttreatment, patients… CONTINUE READING