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Nausea & Vomiting

Nausea and vomiting in palliative care are commonly experienced symptoms, the causes are often multifactorial. 

Management requires careful clinical evaluation of the symptom and the person suffering it, and an understanding of the clinical pharmacology of the medicines that ate available for palliation. 

Useful Resources

CareSearch - Nausea & Vomiting

Evidence based information and resources on the management of nausea and vomiting in palliative care, collated by CareSearch.

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Managing Nausea in End Stage Disease

This podcast discusses the four causes of nausea and outlines a five-step approach in the management of nausea in patients with end stage disease. Duration 10 mins

Dr Davide Brumley is currently consulting as a Palliative Care Physician and has worked extensively in this field.