Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting: A Practical Guide

Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting: A Practical Guide


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107465190
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/29/2016
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Tong Joo Gan, MD MHS FRCA, is Professor and Chairman in the Department of Anesthesiology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, USA.

Ashraf S. Habib, MBBCh MSc MHSc FRCA, is Professor of Anesthesiology and Chief in the Division of Women's Anesthesia at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA.

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Foreword Henrik Kehlet; Preface; 1. History of postoperative nausea and vomiting Johan Raeder; 2. Mechanisms of nausea and vomiting Anthony L. Kovac; 3. Risk factors and their impact on PONV Anthony L. Kovac; 4. Patients' experience and nursing perspective Vallire D. Hooper; 5. Genomics and personalized medicine in PONV management Keith A. Candiotti, Enisa M. F. Carvalho and Ana C. Mavarez; 6. Pharmacology of serotonin antagonists Jacob Nouriel and Gildasio De Oliveira; 7. Pharmacology of histamine, muscarine and dopamine antagonists Tricia A. Meyer and Russell K. McAllister; 8. Pharmacology of neurokinin antagonists and novel antiemetics Linda M. L. Lai, William K. K. Wu and Matthew T. V. Chan; 9. Propofol and other sedatives as antiemetics Aaron Skolnik and Tong Joo Gan; 10. Non-pharmacological management of PONV Anna Lee and Tony Gin; 11. Combination antiemetics Jessica Carter, Amy Mauritz and Ashraf S. Habib; 12. Management of postoperative nausea and vomiting in pediatric patients Imelda Tjia, Michelle Dalton and Mehernoor F. Watcha; 13. Management of PONV in inpatients and ambulatory patients Brian Donnenfeld and Beverly K. Philip; 14. PONV management: cost-effectiveness and patient outcome Paul S. Myles; 15. PONV research: methodology, assessment and strength of evidence John Carlisle; 16. Implementing PONV management guidelines Peter Kranke; Index.

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