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A Closer Look at the Effect of Dextrose on Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting

2014-08-27 03:13:40 | BioPortfolio

Summary

"The purpose of this investigator-initiated study is to see if giving dextrose fluid in the veins (IV) decreases the risk of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) in female urologic, gynecologic and breast outpatient surgery patients and at what blood surgery level. The reason for this study is that IV dextrose has been shown to decrease the incidence of PONV and the use of medications to treat PONV, while leading to sooner discharge after surgery. This can decrease overall healthcare cost and improving patient satisfaction."

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Postop Nausea and Vomiting

Intervention

Intravenous fluid, D5LR or lactated ringers

Location

Loma Linda University Medical Center Heart and Surgical Hospital
Loma Linda
California
United States
92354

Status

Recruiting

Source

Loma Linda University

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:40-0400

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