Multimodal antiemetic therapy and emetic risk profiling.

  title={Multimodal antiemetic therapy and emetic risk profiling.},
  author={Kuk Youn Ho and Jan Wei Chiu},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  volume={34 2},
INTRODUCTION Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is a common problem with no simple solution. This review highlights factors that are known to increase the risk of PONV. It examines the various data on pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods that have been used to prevent PONV. METHODS Peer-reviewed journals on the subject were covered. CONCLUSION Patient, surgical and anaesthetic factors increase the risk of PONV. While patient and surgical factors are understandably difficult… CONTINUE READING

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