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Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2007 Feb;11(1):69-78.

Putting evidence into practice: evidence-based interventions to prevent, manage, and treat chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.

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University of Toledo Medical Center, Ohio, USA. Janelle.Tipton@utoledo.edu

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  • Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2007 Apr;11(2):186.

Abstract

Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) continues to have a considerable effect on the physical and psychological well-being of patients with cancer, despite significant advances in antiemetic drugs since the 1990s. This article reviews and summarizes past and current empirical evidence related to interventions for CINV. A resource that summarizes evidence-based interventions for CINV is critical for effective management of this distressing symptom. Pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic interventions are appraised. Finally, gaps in the literature and opportunities for research, education, and practice changes are discussed.

PMID:
17441398
DOI:
10.1188/07.CJON.69-78
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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