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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Chemotherapy Induced Emetogenecity

EM Didactic - July 25, 2016 - By Lakshay Chanana 
"Cancer is one of the top three killers today and Emergency Departments are expected to see more and more Oncological Emergencies in future. CINV i.e. Chemo Induced Nausea and Vomiting is one such complication of chemotherapy...
Key Points
  • First Line for CINV - 5HT3 Antagonists, Steroids, NK1RA
  • Adjuncts - Benzodiazepines, D2 RA, Olanzapine, Anti-Histaminics, Cannabinoids"