Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) for the treatment of nausea and vomiting

Record ID 32006001007
Authors' objectives:

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) involves pulses of electrical current applied to the skin. Although originally introduced as a pain control intervention, TENS has also been investigated as a method to reduce nausea and vomiting in the postoperative setting, in patients receiving chemotherapy, in pregnant women, and in patients who experience severe motion sickness.

Authors' methods: Review
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2006
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation
  • Nausea
  • Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
  • Vomiting
Organisation Name: HAYES, Inc.
Contact Address: 157 S. Broad Street, Suite 200, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA. Tel: 215 855 0615; Fax: 215 855 5218
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Copyright: HAYES, Inc.
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