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  •  I'm not a doctor, but ... (0+ / 0-)

    isopropyl alcohol is toxic and you recommend ingesting it?

    Also to the parent of your comment, please let me know what your coworkers think of this 'cure.'

    •  please don't ingest it (1+ / 0-)
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      Eileen B

      orally. There are published articles showing use in hospitals in the east coast. It is to be inhaled.

    •  Several published studies (2+ / 0-)
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      Eileen B, RNinOR

      Pellegrini J, DeLoge J, Bennett J, Kelly J. Comparison of inhalation of isopropyl alcohol vs promethazine in the treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) in patients identified as at high risk for developing PONV. AANA J. 2009 ug;77(4):293-9.

      Merritt BA, Okyere CP, Jasinski DM. Isopropyl alcohol inhalation: alternative  treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting. Nurs Res. 2002 Mar-Apr;51(2):125-8.

      Winston AW, Rinehart RS, Riley GP, Vacchiano CA, Pellegrini JE. Comparison of inhaled isopropyl alcohol and intravenous ondansetron for treatment of postoperative nausea. AANA J. 2003 Apr;71(2):127-32.

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