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Why do patients vomit during cpr?

Why do patients vomit during cpr?

Vomit during CPR: Well although they are trying to save someone by doing chest compressions, often there is pressure on then abdomen which can cause patients to regurgitate some food from their stomach. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more


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Any recommended diets for patients with cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Any recommended diets for patients with cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Endometriosis : Usually symptoms which are cyclical may be associated with menstrual cycle. If you are having pain with periods in addition to episodes of vomiting and or diarrhea with your menstrual cycle then consider continuous birth control pills or Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) if there is no association with periods then i would get a GI work up. ...Read more

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What kind of shot would be administered to an elderly patient for vomiting?

What kind of shot would be administered to an elderly patient for vomiting?

There are many: Different nausea medications for all age groups. I prefer zofran, as it works quickly and doesn't make you tired. I've seen many fewer negative reactions to zofran vs phenergan, (promethazine) or kytril. It is always hard to tell how someone is going to react to any of those meds until they take it, or if they have had previous testing for their cytochrome p450 systems, and you know how each drug will react. ...Read more

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What route if often used if a patient is vomiting -- parenteral administration?

What route if often used if a patient is vomiting -- parenteral administration?

Clarify?: Unsure of question. If your asking what drugs can be given parenterally (iv or subcutaneous) for nausea and vomiting, it would include zofran, compazine, reglan, (metoclopramide) phenegan and others. ...Read more

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Why do palliative care patients vomit bile?

Why do palliative care patients vomit bile?

Due to empty stomach: Most terminally ill patients and palliative care patients have poor appetite, their stomache is mostly empty and when they vomit mostly bile is the content which is secreted by bile duct. This also could be sign of bowel obstruction. ...Read more

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What's the reason for blood vomitting in a tongue cancer patient?

What's the reason for blood vomitting in a tongue cancer patient?

Many: Did you recently have surgery? Sometimes blood from the surgical is swallowed and the blood can cause vomiting. If there is constant vomiting or bleeding, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Would giving a hypotnic.45% 2l drip to a patient who had been vomiting, and not urinating, actually be detrimental w/ edema? Shouldn't .9% be given?

Would giving a hypotnic.45% 2l drip to a patient who had been vomiting, and not urinating, actually be detrimental w/ edema?  Shouldn't .9% be given?

Not really: The use of one-half Normal Saline is actually pretty standard for rehydration, although other options include normal saline, lactated ringers, or other saline varieties. Any concerns may be discussed with the managing physician. Good luck. ...Read more