Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) by Acupressure

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 12, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 28, 2008
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Herlev Hospital

January 10, 2006
January 12, 2006
May 28, 2008
May 2005
October 2005   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Postoperative nausea and vomiting
Same as current
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  • 1: The use of conventionel antiemetic treatment.
  • 2: Lenght of stay in the perioperative unit.
  • 3: overall lenght of stay
Same as current
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Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) by Acupressure
Prevention of PONV by Acupressure. A Study of the Effect of a Recently Generated Danish Bracelet Vital-Band(R) Which Stimulates the Acupressure Point P6
The purpose of this study is to determine whether stimulation to the akupressurpoint P6 with a recently developed bracelet are effective preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting
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Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
  • Acupressure Point P6
Device: Vital-band (R)
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February 2007
October 2005   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female,
  • Non-smoker,
  • >18 years,
  • ASA 1 or 2,
  • Signed patient information,
  • IV-anaestesia.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Male,
  • Smoker,
  • ASA 3 or 4,
  • Pregnancy,
  • Nausea and vomiting within the last 24 h before operation,
  • Diabetes,
  • Carpaltunnel syndrome,
  • Lymphedema of arms,
  • Eczema of forearm,
  • Patients who earlier has undergone removal of lymph nodes in the armpits,
  • Inhalation anaestesia.
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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Vital-band 01
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Herlev Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Birgitte Majholm, MD Herlev Hospital
Herlev Hospital
May 2008

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