The management of nausea and vomiting in palliative care
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The management of nausea and vomiting in palliative care

Iain Thompson Macmillan palliative care clinical nurse specialist, Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology, Wirral

For patients with terminal illness, nausea and vomiting can be very distressing symptoms and can have a negative effect on their quality of life. This article discusses the nursing management of these symptoms, with a view to improving quality of life for these patients.

Nursing Standard. 19, 8, 46-53. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.11.19.8.46.c3752

Correspondence

iain.thompson@ccotrust.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review