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Stimulation of the wrist acupuncture point P6 for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting

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Title
Stimulation of the wrist acupuncture point P6 for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting
Published by
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, April 2009
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd003281.pub3
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Authors

Lee, Anna, Fan, Lawrence TY

Abstract

Postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) are common complications following surgery and anaesthesia. Drugs to prevent PONV are only partially effective. An alternative approach is to stimulate the P6 acupoint on the wrist. This is an update of a Cochrane review first published in 2004.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 2 2%
Brazil 1 1%
Australia 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Netherlands 1 1%
United States 1 1%
Unknown 86 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 15 16%
Student > Master 15 16%
Researcher 12 13%
Other 11 12%
Student > Postgraduate 7 8%
Other 29 31%
Unknown 4 4%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 64 69%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 5%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 5%
Computer Science 2 2%
Psychology 2 2%
Other 7 8%
Unknown 8 9%