We host lots of orthopedic cases using regional anesthesia, so we assumed that our PONV rate was lower than facilities that host procedures with a higher risk for post-operative nausea and vomiting. Boy, were we wrong. When we did some digging, we found that PONV occurred in about 15% of our cases. Here are 3 strategies we used to lower our PONV rate.
3 Strategies to Prevent Nausea and Vomiting
© Copyright Herrin Publishing Partners LP. REPRODUCTION OF THIS COPYRIGHTED CONTENT IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. We encourage LINKING to this content; view our linking policy here.
Other Articles That May Interest You
When a difficult airway strikes, you want the right tool instantly available. Here's help in deciding.
Researchers say "signatures" of brain activity predict reactions to anesthetics.