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Scopolamine patch: What it is and how to use it  
Abstract:  This handout explains how to use a scopolamine patch. This patch is used to help prevent nausea and vomiting after having general anesthesia. Important precautions and side effects are included.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2010, October 1, 2010
UWMC Availability:  Patient Care Services
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Medical Equipment & Supplies
Specific Subject(s):  Vomiting; Side Effects; Self Care; Postoperative Care; Nausea; Anesthesia
Language(s):  Chinese; English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3768

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