Post-Operative Nausea and Vomiting- Etiology Treatment and Prevention

Post-Operative Nausea and Vomiting- Etiology, Treatment and Prevention

By Dr. G.P. Dureja , Pain Management Post-Operative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) is a common complication of surgery and anaesthesia. Although it is not considered fatal, PONV is unpleasant and associated with patient discomfort, and dissatisfaction. It leads to delays in post-operative recovery and discharge from hospital. There is a high risk…