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Causes of Nausea and Vomiting in Palliative Care

Causes of Nausea and Vomiting in Palliative Care

Causes of Nausea and Vomiting in Palliative Care

Saskie Dorman
Saskie Dorman
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Launch date: 05 Apr 2018
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Last updated: 30 Apr 2018

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Description

This session describes the physiological processes underlying nausea and vomiting and offers a framework for working out the causes of nausea and vomiting, as a basis for assessment and management of these problems.
The session focuses on patients with advanced disease but is not a comprehensive view of the causes of nausea and vomiting in other patient groups.

This session was reviewed by Saskie Dorman and Christina Faull and last updated in June 2015.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Define nausea and vomiting, and differentiate between other similar symptoms in the emetic process (retching, regurgitation, rumination)
• Identify the neuronal pathways, transmitters and receptors involved in nausea and vomiting
• List the most common causes of nausea and vomiting in patients with advanced disease and identify the clinical features associated with each
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Saskie Dorman
on behalf of Health Education England

Dr Saskie Dorman (MB BS MRCP MA MSc) is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, working in a variety of settings (community, acute hospital and specialist palliative care unit). She has an interest in the assessment and management of nausea, vomiting and breathlessness and has published in these fields. She is interested in exploring patients’ experience of symptoms and their expectations of treatment.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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