Postoperative nausea and vomiting

Dr Jonathan Barnes, Department of Anaesthesia, Bristol Royal Infirmary, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol, UK

01 June 2020

Nausea and vomiting after surgery is common and can be both unpleasant and lead to an array of other adverse patient effects. Identification of high-risk patients and targeted prophylaxis can reduce its incidence and associated complications.