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"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."
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Postop Nausea and Vomiting
Intravenous fluid, D5LR or lactated ringers
Loma Linda University Medical Center Heart and Surgical Hospital
Loma Linda University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:40-0400
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