Welcome to the Nursing Times Learning online training course on nausea in oncology and palliative care.
This unit covers why nausea and vomiting occur in patients with malignant cancer, and how to manage these symptoms.
It is one of many online courses for nurses available from Nursing Times, the UK's leading independent, peer-reviewed journal for nurses. It will teach you:
- The causes of nausea in oncology and palliative care and their impact on patients
- Which drugs are most appropriate for each type of nausea
- How to treat nausea and vomiting caused by bowel obstruction, raised intracranial pressure, metabolic causes, and hypercalcaemia in malignancy
- How to treat nausea and vomiting induced by drugs
How do I start learning?
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