The effect of duration of dose delivery with patient-controlled analgesia on the incidence of nausea and vomiting after hysterectomy.

@article{Woodhouse1998TheEO,
  title={The effect of duration of dose delivery with patient-controlled analgesia on the incidence of nausea and vomiting after hysterectomy.},
  author={Annie Woodhouse and Laurence E. Mather},
  journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology},
  year={1998},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={
          57-62
        }
}
AIMS Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) may be exacerbated by postoperative opioid analgesics and may limit patients' successful use of these medications when used with patient controlled analgesia (PCA). We tested the hypothesis that the rapid change in blood morphine concentration associated with PCA bolus delivery contributed to PONV, and that prolonging its delivery to a brief infusion would result in decreased PONV. METHODS Patients, who were receiving morphine for pain relief via… CONTINUE READING

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