Nausea and vomiting: applying research to bedside practice.

@article{Steele2007NauseaAV,
  title={Nausea and vomiting: applying research to bedside practice.},
  author={Allison N. Steele and Karen K Carlson},
  journal={AACN advanced critical care},
  year={2007},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={61-73; quiz 74-5}
}
Nausea and vomiting are commonly seen in the critically ill patient. While these symptoms are not often the cause for admission to critical care, they complicate and may extend the length of stay as well as the patient's feelings about his or her hospitalization. As with all care provided in critical care, we should strive to implement interventions supported by evidence whenever possible. The article includes definitions, a general description, and the pathophysiology of nausea and vomiting… CONTINUE READING

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