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Nausea and Vomiting

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General Principles

  • Nausea and vomiting may result from side effects of medications, systemic illnesses, central nervous system (CNS) disorders, and primary GI disorders.
  • Vomiting that occurs during or immediately after a meal can result from acute pyloric stenosis (e.g., pyloric channel ulcer) or from functional disorders, while vomiting within 30–60 minutes after a meal may suggest gastric or duodenal pathology. Delayed vomiting after a meal with undigested food from a previous meal can suggest gastric outlet obstruction or gastroparesis.
  • Symptoms of gastroparesis may be indistinguishable from chronic functional nausea and vomiting with normal gastric emptying (Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2011;9:567  [PMID:21397732]).

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Williams, Dominique, et al., editors. "Nausea and Vomiting." Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 35th ed., Wolters Kluwer Health, 2016. Washington Manual, www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602155/all/Nausea_and_Vomiting.
Nausea and Vomiting. In: Williams D, Ramgopal R, Gdowski M, et al, eds. Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. 35th ed. Wolters Kluwer Health; 2016. https://www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602155/all/Nausea_and_Vomiting. Accessed June 20, 2019.
Nausea and Vomiting. (2016). In Williams, D., Ramgopal, R., Gdowski, M., Dretler, A., & Bhat, P. (Eds.), Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. Available from https://www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602155/all/Nausea_and_Vomiting
Nausea and Vomiting [Internet]. In: Williams D, Ramgopal R, Gdowski M, Dretler A, Bhat P, editors. Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics. Wolters Kluwer Health; 2016. [cited 2019 June 20]. Available from: https://www.unboundmedicine.com/washingtonmanual/view/Washington-Manual-of-Medical-Therapeutics/602155/all/Nausea_and_Vomiting.
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