Routine use of dexamethasone for postoperative nausea and vomiting: the case against

Anaesthesia. 2013 Sep;68(9):892-6. doi: 10.1111/anae.12309. Epub 2013 Jul 15.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Antiemetics / adverse effects*
  • Antiemetics / economics
  • Antiemetics / therapeutic use
  • Dexamethasone / adverse effects*
  • Dexamethasone / economics
  • Dexamethasone / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Hyperglycemia / chemically induced
  • Infections / chemically induced
  • Infections / complications
  • Mental Disorders / chemically induced
  • Neuralgia / chemically induced
  • Postoperative Complications / chemically induced
  • Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting / drug therapy*
  • Stomach Ulcer / chemically induced
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Tumor Lysis Syndrome / etiology
  • Wound Healing / drug effects

Substances

  • Antiemetics
  • Dexamethasone