Priority 27 from the Palliative and end of life care PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: What are the best treatments for nausea and vomiting (including for people with bowel obstruction and those having palliative chemotherapy)? (JLA PSP Priority 27)|
|JLA question ID||0026/27|
Storrar J, Hitchens M, Platt T, Dorman S. Droperidol for treatment of nausea and vomiting in palliative care patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD006938. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006938.pub3.
Darvill E, Dorman S, Perkins P. Levomepromazine for nausea and vomiting in palliative care. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD009420. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009420.pub2.
Effectiveness of Auricular Acupressure in the Treatment of Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting in Ovarian Cancer and Endometrial Cancer http://www.clinicaltrials.in.th/index.php?tp=regtrials&menu=trialsearch&smenu=fulltext&task=search&task2=view1&id=1134
|Health Research Classification System category||Generic|
|Extra information provided by this PSP|
|Original uncertainty examples||What is the best antiemetic for nausea and vomiting with specific causes? ~ Out of hours emergency care, e.g for sudden onset of infections, is provided by my local specialist cancer hospital, first by a triage phone call, and then a decision as to whether I should come into hospital. But how do I deal with things such as nausea, tooth problems and debilitating pain, which can strike at any time (but typically do strike at weekends/pubic holidays)? ~ Does olanzapine help with cachexia/ nausea?|
|Submitted by||Bereaved Carers x 2 ~ Carer x 1|
|Outcomes to be measured||Health related quality of life, good death, Change in symptoms or change in management of symptoms, adverse effects or complications|
|PSP unique ID||0026|
|PSP name||Palliative and end of life care|
|Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP.||83 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)|
|Date of priority setting workshop||21 November 2014|