Rédacteur : Johan Nguyen

Nausea and Vomiting in pallative care

nausées et vomissements des soins palliatifs : évaluation de l'acupuncture

1. Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis

2. Clinical Practice Guidelines

⊕ positive recommendation (regardless of the level of evidence reported)
Ø negative recommendation (or lack of evidence)

2.1. NHS Scotland 2019 ⊕

Nausea and Vomiting. Scottish Palliative Care Guidelines. 2019:12p. [197368].

Non-pharmacological measures are important and should be considered alongside the prescribing of appropriate anti-emetics. Measures include: [Acupressure bands (for example Seaband®), acupuncture],

2.2. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE, UK) 2016 ⊕

National Clinical Guideline Centre. Palliative care - nausea and vomiting. London (UK): National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). 2016;:46P. [193193].

Consider the use of complementary therapies; relaxation and acupressure bands may be useful to relieve symptoms.