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Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) by Acupressure

This study has been completed.
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Herlev Hospital Identifier:
First received: January 10, 2006
Last updated: May 27, 2008
Last verified: May 2008

January 10, 2006
May 27, 2008
May 2005
October 2005   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Postoperative nausea and vomiting
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00275483 on Archive Site
  • 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: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
  • Acupressure Point P6
Device: Vital-band (R)
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
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.
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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