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
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
|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?
|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
|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