Self-management of chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting: a cross-sectional survey of Chinese cancer patients.

@article{Lou2014SelfmanagementOC,
  title={Self-management of chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting: a cross-sectional survey of Chinese cancer patients.},
  author={Yan Lou and Patsy Yates and Alexandra McCarthy and He M Wang},
  journal={Cancer nursing},
  year={2014},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={126-38}
}
BACKGROUND Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) remain prevalent among cancer patients despite pharmacological advances in CINV therapy. Patients can initiate nonpharmacologic strategies, which potentially play an important role as adjuncts to pharmacological agents in alleviating CINV. Some studies have explored nausea and vomiting self-management (NVSM) behaviors among patients in Western settings; however, little is known about the NVSM behaviors of patients in China. OBJECTIVES… CONTINUE READING
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