Patients given extra oxygen during surgery have less nauseaBMJ 1999; 319 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7219.1222c (Published 06 November 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1222
- David Spurgeon
The incidence of nausea after a general anaesthetic can be reduced by half simply by giving patients more oxygen during and after surgery, according to a study in the November issue of Anesthesiology (1999;91:1246-52). The study involved researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, and in Vienna, Austria.
About half of 231 …
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