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An Overview of Nausea and Vomiting in Adults

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Nausea and vomiting are not conditions themselves - rather, they are non-specific symptoms associated with a variety of conditions. Nausea describes a feeling of unease in the stomach, chest or throat. Vomiting (emesis) is the physical act of forcibly ejecting stomach contents through the mouth.

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Nausea and vomiting are not conditions themselves - rather, they are non-specific symptoms. Nausea describes a feeling of unease in the stomach, chest or throat. Someone experiencing nausea will usually feel the urge to vomit, but vomiting will not necessarily occur. Vomiting (emesis) is the physical act of forcibly ejecting stomach contents through the mouth. This may be a voluntary or involuntary action. Vomiting may occur independently of nausea.

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Melanie Muir
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Excellent overview of nausea and vomiting
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Interesting information and assist with increasing knowledge
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Jennifer Rees
17 Apr 2021
It was a good overview of the basics of nausea and vomiting.
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Michelle Preddy
20 Apr 2021
Vomiting and or Nausea maybe related to other hidden conditions Monitor how long the resident is experiencing these symptoms
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09 Apr 2021
Good information was provided.
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Victoria Whittingham
09 Apr 2021
Good summary
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09 Apr 2021
Excellent refresh of knowledge of nausea and vomiting
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Brief and informative
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27 Apr 2021
Vomit and nausea
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