The effect of postoperative fasting on vomiting in children and their assessment of pain


RADKE O. C. , BIEDLER A., KOLODZIE K., Cakmakkaya O. S. , SILOMON M., APFEL C. C.

PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA, vol.19, no.5, pp.494-499, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2009.02974.x
  • Journal Name: PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.494-499

Abstract

Mandatory postoperative food intake has been shown to increase nausea and vomiting, and so postoperative fasting has become common practice even if patients request food or drink.