Nausea and Vomiting: Mechanisms and Treatment

Nausea and Vomiting: Mechanisms and Treatment

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642704819
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/19/2011
Series: Advances in Applied Neurological Sciences , #3
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

The Multiple Causes of Vomiting: Is There a Common Mechanism?.- Section I. Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology.- Anatomy and Physiology of the Chemoreceptor Trigger Zone and Area Postrema.- Neurochemical Investigations into the Human Area Postrema.- The Central Nervous Connections Involved in the Vomiting Reflex.- Peripheral Nervous Pathways Involved in Nausea and Vomiting.- The Organisation of Vomiting as a Protective Reflex: A commentary on the first day’s discussions.- Section II. Clinical Aspects.- Mechanisms and Treatment of Cytotoxic-Induced Nausea and Vomiting.- Mechanisms and Treatment of Radiation-Induced Nausea and Vomiting.- Mechanisms and Treatment of Motion Illness.- Mechanisms and Treatment of Post-Operative Nausea and Vomiting.- Mechanisms and Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy.- A Neurologist’s View of Nausea and Vomiting.- Rational Approaches to Therapy for Nausea and Vomiting: Two Common Solutions.- Clinical Discussions: An Overview.- Participants.

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