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A trial study evaluating the effects of aromatherapy intervention in PACU to treat PONV – Kaiser Permanente (2019)

Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, California AUTHORS: Sarah Todd, BSN, RN, Lisa Haas, BSN, RN, Dean McCann, Data Consultant, Perioperative Services DATE: October 2019 FINDINGS: In a trial conducted by Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center results revealed 67% of patients did not require additional antiemetics after administering QueaseEASE in the PACU setting and 100% of the trial participants stated they found QueaseEASE

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An examination of the efficacy of aromatherapy for first-line PONV treatment in the PACU – Providence St. Patrick Hospital (TBA)

Providence St. Patrick Hospital, Missoula, Montana AUTHOR: Michelle Leiby and Katie Trottier, Providence St. Patrick Hospital DATE: TBA FINDINGS: In an investigational trial involving 65 patients at Providence St. Patrick Hospital, the need for additional antiemetics decreased by 71.8% when QueaseEASE was used as a first-line nausea treatment in PACU. READ THE FULL STUDY, AVAILABLE AS PART OF OUR RESEARCH

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A study on the effects of inhaled aromatherapy on reducing nausea – Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (2017)

Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Portland, Oregon AUTHORS: Sonya McBryde, BSN, RN, CPEN, CEN; Denise Langley, MBA, BSN, RN; Melinda Hartenstein, BSN, RN, CEN, CPEN  DATE: September 2017 FINDINGS: A study conducted in a Level 1 Trauma Center Pediatric Emergency Department showed that 79% of patients’ nausea was reduced or eliminated after using QueaseEASE®. READ THE FULL STUDY, AVAILABLE AS PART OF

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Reviewing the reduction of costs in antiemetic drugs following aromatherapy treatment – Missions Hospital of Providence St Joseph Health (2017)

Missions Hospital of Providence St Joseph Health, Viejo, California RESEARCH LEAD: Cathy Nolte Slupik BSN RN CCRN Mission Hospital of Providence St Joseph Health, Mission Viejo, California. Team Members: Margie Whittaker MSN RN, Debbie Busby-Edebiri BSN RN CNOR CEN, Jeanie Hanamura RN MSN ONC  DATE: March 2017 FINDINGS: A small trial conducted in the PACU found that 15 out of

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Investigating the validity of inhaled essential oils in a PACU setting to treat PONV – Alta Bates Summit Medical Center (2016)

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland, California CONDUCTED BY: Study lead by Patricia Crosby, RN, BSN, MA, CCRN, CPAN, Staff Nurse IV, Luvimin Rzepiela, RN, BSN, CAPA, Staff Nurse III DATE: March 2016 FINDINGS: An evaluative trial revealed that QueaseEASE® relieved PONV in 70% of PACU patients. READ THE FULL STUDY, AVAILABLE AS PART OF OUR RESEARCH SERIES.

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A comparison of aromatherapy to standard care for PONV and PDNV relief in ambulatory surgical patients – Deaconess Hospital (2017)

Deaconess Hospital, Indiana AUTHORS: Lois M. Stallings-Welden, DNP, RN, CNS, Mary Doerner, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA, Elizabeth (Libby) Ketchem, MS, BSN, RN, CWS, NE-BC, Laura Ben- kert, BSN, RN, CAPA, Susan Alka, RN, Jonathan D. Stallings, PhD DATE: March 2017 FINDINGS: In a prospective randomized study comparing QueaseEASE® to standard post-discharge nausea care, 100% of the patients using QueaseEASE® found

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