This volume combines incisive state-of-the-art research regarding nausea and vomiting with articles summarizing current medical knowledge of clinical problems associated with these symptoms. Topics include the historical perspective on research on nausea and emesis, clinical assessments of current and proposed anti-emetic drug therapy, and motion sickness and space sickness. The book features over 30 tables and 6 figures to help simplify the information presented.
Nausea and Vomiting: Recent Research and Clinical Advances will interest all scientists who conduct research on how the brain and gastrointestinal system interact in the control of emesis. It will also contain valuable information for clinicians, researchers involved in anti-emetic drug development, and pharmaceutical companies.
Mechanisms of Nausea and Emesis: Introduction and Retrospective (Alan D. Miller and John Kucharczyk). Motion-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (Alan D. Miller). The Stomach - Both a Target and Potential Contributor in Space Sickness (Pascal Berry). Humoral Factors in Nausea and Emesis (John Kucharczyk and Kent Harding). The Central Connections of Area Postrema Define the Paraventricular System Involved in Anti-Noxious Behaviors (I.N.C. Lawes). Postirradiation Emesis (Gregory L. King and Milan T. Makale). Nausea and Vomiting in the Clinical Practices of Radiology and Anesthesia (M. Riding, D.S. Litz, and A. Gerber). Vomiting in Neurological Disorders (H. Hugenholtz). Nausea and Vomiting in Cancer Patients (D. J. Stewart). Antiemetics and Cancer Chemotherapy (M. Brigden and J. Barnett). ISBN 0-8493-6781-6.