Managing vomiting: Should I consider options besides rehydration?

Rachel C. Vreeman

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Abstract

Treating a vomiting child is a challenge, especially when the cause is unknown. Not only is the child suffering, but the parents are afraid that their child is seriously ill. Oral rehydration is the mainstay of treatment to avoid dehydration, but is it ever appropriate to consider antiemetic medications?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-69
Number of pages17
JournalContemporary Pediatrics
Volume28
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Pediatrics

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