Studies in postoperative sequelae. Nausea and vomiting--still a problem.

  title={Studies in postoperative sequelae. Nausea and vomiting--still a problem.},
  author={Aim{\'e}e C. Quinn and Jamie Brown and Peter G M Wallace and A. J. Asbury},
  volume={49 1},
We collected data on postoperative nausea and vomiting from 3850 patients aged 11-91 years. Thirty-seven percent of the 3244 patients who received a general anaesthetic reported nausea and 23.2% vomited. Twenty percent of the 606 patients who received a local anaesthetic reported nausea and 11.4% vomited. Of the general anaesthetic patients reporting nausea, 72.2% were women, and the mean age was lower than for those who did not (p < 0.001). Similarly for vomiting, 74.0% were women and again… CONTINUE READING

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