Pharmaceutical care of postoperative nausea and vomiting: balanced scorecard for outcomes.

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Using the balanced scorecard to measure outcomes, a multidisciplinary team worked to improve antiemetic therapy and decrease postoperative nausea and vomiting. Patient satisfaction measures were nausea and pain scales (10 cm, nonnumbered, visual analog). The quality measure was number of vomiting episodes. Cost measures were length of postoperative stay and… (More)

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@article{Graumlich2000PharmaceuticalCO, title={Pharmaceutical care of postoperative nausea and vomiting: balanced scorecard for outcomes.}, author={James Graumlich and Steven M. Belknap and Stephan Bullard and G A Storm and K S Brunsman and J A Howerton}, journal={Pharmacotherapy}, year={2000}, volume={20 11}, pages={1365-74} }