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Mechanisms of reducing postoperative pain, nausea and vomiting: a systematic review of current techniques
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    Dear Editor,

    One third of patients who undergo surgery will experience postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) which can be very distressing (wound dehiscences and pulmonary complications)[1]. Rawlinson and colleagues [2] have made an excellent systematic review of randomised controlled trials, whose conclusions included the confirmation of intravenous dexamethasone and ondansetron (5-HT3 antagonist) as effective...

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