Pharmacology of Antiemetics

@article{Scuderi2003PharmacologyOA,
  title={Pharmacology of Antiemetics},
  author={Phillip E. Scuderi},
  journal={International Anesthesiology Clinics},
  year={2003},
  volume={41},
  pages={41-66}
}
  • P. Scuderi
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • International Anesthesiology Clinics
Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) has been characterized as the “big little problem.” Historically, it has been an all too common complication for both inpatients and outpatients undergoing virtually all types of surgical procedures, regardless of the anesthetic regimen used. Postoperative nausea and vomiting encompasses a triad of signs and symptoms. Nausea is typically described as a subjectively unpleasant sensation associated with the awareness of the urge to vomit, whereas vomiting… Expand

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