The Postanesthesia Care Unit - Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
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Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is a common complication of general anesthesia and less often of regional anesthesia. An algorithm for managing PONV is presented in Figure 36.1. Patients should be stratified preoperatively with regard to their risk of PONV. The incidence of PONV is higher in women, nonsmokers, and patients with a history of PONV or motion sickness and when nitrous oxide and volatile anesthetics are used under general anesthesia. Certain types of surgery (cholecystectomy, laparoscopy, and gynecologic) may also increase the risk for PONV.
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Pino, Richard M., editor. "The Postanesthesia Care Unit - Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting." Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2019. Anesthesia Central, anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728397/all/The_Postanesthesia_Care_Unit___Postoperative_Nausea_and_Vomiting.
The Postanesthesia Care Unit - Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting. In: Pino RM, ed. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728397/all/The_Postanesthesia_Care_Unit___Postoperative_Nausea_and_Vomiting. Accessed October 14, 2019.
The Postanesthesia Care Unit - Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting. (2019). In Pino, R. M. (Ed.), Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Available from https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728397/all/The_Postanesthesia_Care_Unit___Postoperative_Nausea_and_Vomiting
The Postanesthesia Care Unit - Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting [Internet]. In: Pino RM, editors. Clinical Anesthesia Procedures. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. [cited 2019 October 14]. Available from: https://anesth.unboundmedicine.com/anesthesia/view/ClinicalAnesthesiaProcedures/728397/all/The_Postanesthesia_Care_Unit___Postoperative_Nausea_and_Vomiting.
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