volume 18, issue 3, P253-259 2018
DOI: 10.31486/toj.18.0014
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Abstract: Background: During the perioperative period for otolaryngologic surgical cases, complications and delays can occur as the result of anxiety, pain, nausea, and vomiting. Conventional methods used to treat these symptoms include medications that can be expensive and invasive or that can cause adverse effects. Because of the concerns about opioid use in the United States, providers might want to consider using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as adjunctive or primary treatment plans. Methods: To asses…

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