Randomised double-blind comparison of ondansetron and droperidol to prevent postoperative nausea and vomiting associated with patient-controlled analgesia.

@article{Millo2001RandomisedDC,
  title={Randomised double-blind comparison of ondansetron and droperidol to prevent postoperative nausea and vomiting associated with patient-controlled analgesia.},
  author={J Millo and M A Siddons and Richard Innes and Peter Laurie},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={2001},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={60-5}
}
In a randomised, double-blind trial, we compared the use of ondansetron and droperidol for the prevention of nausea and vomiting after total abdominal hysterectomy, during patient-controlled analgesia with morphine. One hundred and forty-two patients were randomly allocated to one of two groups. All patients received a standardised general anaesthetic and postoperative analgesic regimen. One group received ondansetron 4 mg at induction of anaesthesia, and ondansetron 0.13 mg with each 1-mg… CONTINUE READING