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Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV): still “the little big problem”? 

Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV): still “the little big problem”?
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Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV): still “the little big problem”?
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Jan Jakobsson

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10.1093/med/9780199652969.003.0008
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date: 24 June 2021

Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is not only distressing but delays discharge; all efforts should be made to reduce its occurrence and to minimize the distress caused when it is experienced.

PONV is a common problem after day case anaesthesia with a huge impact both on patient satisfaction and discharge/logistics....

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