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Cyclical vomiting syndrome: diagnosis, causes and treatment

10 February 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Cyclical vomiting syndrome (CVS) is a disorder of unknown cause. Patients experience episodes of sudden violent vomiting that last from a few hours to a few days,...

Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in the young person with cancer

01 October 2005

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

Nausea and vomiting are among the most distressing adverse effects of cancer chemotherapy. In the past ten years considerable advances in the prevention of...

Emergency management of hyperemesis gravidarum

09 July 2012

Emergency Nurse

Feature

Most pregnant women experience morning sickness during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. Often, the symptoms are mild, but recurring, nausea and vomiting; but the...

Control of nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy

01 October 2013

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

Cytotoxic drugs are a mainstay of cancer treatment, but their unpleasant side effects, including nausea and vomiting, are well documented. Antiemetic strategies have...

An audit of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in children

01 September 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

Oncology nursing

An audit was conducted of the management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in children and young people in the national Irish paediatric cancer unit. Over...

An audit of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in children

11 September 2012

Nursing Children and Young People

A&S Science

An audit was conducted of the management of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting in children and young people in the national Irish paediatric cancer unit. Over...

Keep it to yourself

01 March 2011

Nursing Standard

General article

Prevention of the spread of the ‘winter vomiting bug’ norovirus is the subject of three short films, produced by health professionals in Bath.

Effect of chemotherapy-induced nausea on patients’ quality of life

10 November 2015

Cancer Nursing Practice

Art & Science

The aim of this review was to synthesise and critique the evidence on patients experiencing chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) and how it affects...

Understanding fluid homeostasis in infants and children: part 1

07 February 2018

Nursing Children and Young People

CPD

Fluid requirements differ between infants and children. It is important for children’s nurses to understand the principles of fluid mechanics and apply this...

Assessing the risk of post-operative nausea and vomiting

02 January 2013

Nursing Standard

A&S Science

Post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is a common complication for many surgical patients, causing anxiety and distress. Evidence suggests that nursing practice...