drugs to prevent postoperative nausea and vomiting

There are questions about drugs to prevent postoperative nausea and vomiting.

Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) occurs in about 30% of surgical patients overall...and up to 80% of high-risk patients.

Risk is higher in women...nonsmokers...patients on opioids... and those with a history of PONV or motion sickness.

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