oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Is droperidol escaping the black box? : Registrar Communication prize entry

Volume 16, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 2220-1181
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1173



It has been suggested that postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) is more debilitating than postoperative pain and results in extensive morbidity. Stimuli for nausea and vomiting are multifactorial. The necessity for multimodal antiemesis, and the efficacy of different pharmacotherapeutic agents, is thus riddled with debate and controversy.

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