Clinical guidelines on CINV management

CINV_clinical_guidelinesThese are the latest guidelines on antiemetic managagement of chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting published on The Oncologist. Below that, an article from Supportive Oncology discusses the most relevant changes made in the 2006 update.

Guidelines for Antiemetic Treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

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  • Introduction
  • Classification of CINV
  • Emetogenicity of chemotherapeutic agents
  • Patient-Related Risk Factors
  • Antiemetics
  • Prevention of CINV
  • Management of Breakthrough and Refractory CINV
  • Multiple-Day Chemotherapy
  • Other Antiemetics

What’s new in ASCO Guidelines?

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Further reading

Navari, R. “Chemotherapy induced Nausea and Vomiting”, 1st edition. Oxford University Press: 2010

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