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Understanding anticipatory nausea.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11759303     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: To address the concept of anticipatory nausea within the theoretical framework of classical conditioning. DATA SOURCES: Published articles, book chapters. DATA SYNTHESIS: Although classical conditioning explains much in the development of anticipatory nausea, other factors also are at work. Preventing this phenomenon is necessary because it is difficult to treat and control once it develops. CONCLUSIONS: Nurses are in a position to identify patients at highest risk for developing anticipatory nausea and implement interventional strategies to prevent/minimize it. IMPLICATIONS FOR NURSING PRACTICE: Many aspects of anticipatory nausea have not yet been researched well. Nurses must study how anticipatory nausea develops and interventions that can be used to reduce its prevalence.
R M Eckert
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oncology nursing forum     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0190-535X     ISO Abbreviation:  Oncol Nurs Forum     Publication Date:    2001 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-12-10     Completed Date:  2002-04-10     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7809033     Medline TA:  Oncol Nurs Forum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1553-8; quiz 1559-60     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Wichita State University, Kansas, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Age Distribution
Age Factors
Antiemetics / therapeutic use
Antineoplastic Agents / adverse effects*
Behavior Therapy / methods
Conditioning, Classical
Imagery (Psychotherapy) / methods
Oncologic Nursing / methods*
Patient Compliance / psychology
Quality of Life
Relaxation Therapy
Risk Factors
Sex Characteristics
Sex Distribution
Sex Factors
Treatment Outcome
Vomiting, Anticipatory* / epidemiology,  etiology,  nursing,  prevention & control,  psychology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antiemetics; 0/Antineoplastic Agents

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