The effects of P6 electrical acustimulation on postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients after infratentorial craniotomy.

@article{Xu2012TheEO,
  title={The effects of P6 electrical acustimulation on postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients after infratentorial craniotomy.},
  author={Ming Xu and Shou-Jing Zhou and Cheng-chuan Jiang and Yi Wu and Wei-Ling Shi and Hua-hua Gu and Hua-Di Cai and Xiao-qiang Wang},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgical anesthesiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={312-6}
}
BACKGROUND Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) are frequent and harmful complications after neurosurgery. Current pharmacy-based treatment is the standard of care; it, however, lacks efficiency. Invasive and noninvasive acupuncture at the P6 meridian point has been shown to be effective in the prevention of PONV. We evaluated the effectiveness of transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS) at P6 for the prophylaxis of PONV in patients undergoing infratentorial craniotomy… CONTINUE READING
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