Emetic Responses

Induced by gastrointestinal tract, vestibular system, higher brain and area postrema stimuli.

Approximately 50% of patients receiving highly emetogenic chemotherapy experience some degree of nausea vomiting.
Uncontrolled chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting reduce his quality-of-life, increases healthcare utilization, missed work, and has a significant impact on daily functioning.

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