Posts Tagged ‘vomiting’

Medicine in the Air – A Report on In-Flight Emergencies

Posted by Sushrut Jangi • May 29th, 2013

On a recent flight back to Boston, the woman sitting next to me began to have a panic attack about half an hour before we landed. “Can’t deal with turbulence,” she whimpered, grasping my arm.   She closed her eyes and began to mumble a prayer. “It’ll be okay,” I said, trying to talk her down,… Read More…

Vomiting and Unresponsiveness

Posted by Sara Fazio • April 20th, 2012

In the latest Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital, a 10-month-old girl was seen in the emergency department because of vomiting and episodes of unresponsiveness, which had begun suddenly 7 hours earlier. She gradually became somnolent. Vital signs, a physical examination, and brain imaging were normal. The immediate approach to a child who presents to… Read More…

Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy

Posted by Graham McMahon • October 15th, 2010

The latest article in our Clinical Practice series, “Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy,” comes from Jennifer R. Niebyl, M.D., from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. About 50% of women have nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy, and an additional 25% have nausea alone. The popular term “morning sickness” is a misnomer, as it often… Read More…