Nausea and Vomiting

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Abstract:

This three-page handout educates people receiving cancer treatment about nausea and vomiting, which are side effects that can happen with chemotherapy. It explains the differences between nausea, retching, vomiting, and anticipatory vomiting. The document provides a list of things people can do to feel better, what a person should do if they are throwing up, and how their caregiver can help. It identifies those symptoms for which the doctor should be called, and includes American Cancer Society contacts for more information.

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Author(s):
American Cancer Society
Country of Origin:
United States
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Copyright:
Copyrighted
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
11/17/2015
Record Last Updated:
5/11/2017

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