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Emetic Effect of Chemotherapeutic Agents

Purpose:

To determine the emetogenic potential of a chemotherapy regimen.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology

Objective:

adverse effects, prevention

ICD-10:

T45.1

Description:

Chemotherapy can cause nausea and vomiting, with the risk varying with the agents and doses used. Knowledge of the emetic potential for a drug regimen can help determine if prophylaxis might help prevent or reduce patient discomfort.

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