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emesis

[′em·ə·səs]
(medicine)
The act of vomiting.
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In 2016 Federico and his colleagues conducted a double blind randomized trial comparing the effect of an oral single dose of ondansetron to domperidone in reducing emesis related to acute gastroenteritis in children.
The factors described in the univariate analysis were further examined using a logistic regression analysis, and our results indicated that the only emesis was an independent risk factor for anxiety (p=0.018) and depression (p=0.22; Table 2, 3).
Polymorphisms of the HTR3B gene are associated with post-surgery emesis in a Chinese Han population.
Debido al moderado efecto antiemetico de la acepromacina y a la induccion del vomito como un efecto secundario de la xilacina, se esperaba una ocurrencia significativamente menor de emesis en el grupo premedicado con acepromacina comparado con los perros premedicados con xilacina; no obstante no se detecto significancia estadistica entre los grupos en la presentacion del vomito (p= 0,50 a las 2 horas; p=0,11 a las 6 horas; p= 0,5 a las 24 horas).
Seventy patients (68.6%) were diagnosed with emesis gravidarum (EG), and 32 hospitalized patients (31.4%) were diagnosed with HG.
Ingreso por cuadro clinico de 2 dias de evolucion consistente en dolor abdominal difuso asociado a nauseas, distension abdominal, picos febriles y emesis en multiples episodios con deterioro del estado general.
Domperidone as a kind of peripheral dopamine receptor inhibitor can resist emesis. It will not produce bad effects on the central nervous system as it is difficult to enter the brain.
(2,3) Stimulation of acupuncture points, including Pericardium-6 (P6), decreases postoperative emesis. (4-6) Arnberger and coworkers concluded that intraoperative P6 stimulation was comparable in efficacy to that of commonly used antiemetic drugs.
This literature review aims to describe the potential benefits of medicinal cannabis in emesis control and provides an overview of the current legislation and the position of nurses caring for patients who decide to use medicinal cannabis in Australia.
Vaccine doses should be administered based on the patient's age; a patient with "severe" egg allergy is one who exhibits angioedema, respiratory distress, light-headedness, or recurrent emesis; requires epinephrine; or requires emergency medical care of any kind after consuming egg products.
A 15-year-old boy presented to the emergency department with progressive emesis and epigastric pain for two days.