Total intravenous anesthesia vs single pharmacological prophylaxis to prevent postoperative vomiting in children: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Schaefer2017TotalIA,
  title={Total intravenous anesthesia vs single pharmacological prophylaxis to prevent postoperative vomiting in children: A systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Maximilian S Schaefer and Peter R Kranke and Stephanie Weibel and Robert Kreysing and Janika Ochel and Peter Kienbaum},
  journal={Paediatric anaesthesia},
  year={2017},
  volume={27 12},
  pages={
          1202-1209
        }
}
BACKGROUND Postoperative nausea and postoperative vomiting are frequent but often missed complications after general anesthesia in pediatric patients. Because inhaled anesthetics are known to trigger postoperative vomiting, total intravenous anesthesia is often administered in high-risk children to avoid the use of inhalational anesthesia. Since… CONTINUE READING