Hong Kong Med J 2008;14(Suppl 5):S32-5
Psycho-educational intervention for chemotherapy-associated nausea and vomiting in paediatric oncology patients: a pilot study
CWH Chan, KKF Cheng, LW Lam, CK Li, KW Chik, JSS Cheung
The Nethersole School of Nursing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
1. Descriptive data suggest that progressive muscle relaxation and education offer benefits by reducing vomiting, and promoting the use of anti-emetic as a preventive measure.
2. Both interventions were well accepted by patients and their parents.
3. The current pilot study supports the feasibility and appropriateness of the study design.