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Nurs Stand. 2004 Nov 3-9;19(8):46-53; quiz 54.

The management of nausea and vomiting in palliative care.

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  • 1Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology, Wirral. iain.thompson@ccotrust.nhs.uk

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For patients with terminal illness, nausea and vomiting can be very distressing symptoms and can have a negative effect on their quality of life. This article discusses the nursing management of these symptoms, with a view to improving quality of life for these patients.

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