Nausea | Do Pharyngeal Packs During Orthognathic Surgery Reduce Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
Nausea research study
What is the primary objective of this study?
The purpose of this study is to determine whether pharyngeal packs can reduce nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing orthognathic surgery.
Who is eligible to participate?
Inclusion Criteria: - undergoing elective orthognathic surgery - age 18-50 year olds - signed informed consent Exclusion Criteria: - pregnant women - past history of oesophageal surgery, oesophageal varices or stricture, - patients who have received antiemetic medication in the 24 hours before surgery - emergency surgery - prior history of motion sickness and/or PONV, vertigo or migraine headaches
Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?
Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.
Device:pharyngeal packFollowing endotracheal intubation, one saline soaked, gauze pharyngeal pack was inserted into the hypopharynx under direct vision using McGill's forceps. The packs were tied to the endotracheal tube and their placements were documented on the scrub nurse's count board.
Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.
ControlFollowing endotracheal intubation, no pharyngeal pack was inserted into the hypopharynx.
pharyngeal packFollowing endotracheal intubation, one saline soaked, gauze pharyngeal pack was inserted into the hypopharynx under direct vision using McGill's forceps. The packs were tied to the endotracheal tube and their placements were documented on the scrub nurse's count board.
Start Date: May 2014
Completed Date: May 2016
Primary Outcome: the incidence and severity of any nausea, emetic episodes (retching or vomiting), or both (i.e., postoperative nausea and vomiting) during the first 24 postoperative hours.
Secondary Outcome: The incidence and severity of throat pain
Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references
Principal Investigator: xia zhang, MD
Lead Sponsor: China Medical University, China