Title

Effects of Controlled Breathing, With or Without Aromatherapy, in the Treatment of Postoperative Nausea

Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing

Publication Date

2015

School

Donna and Allan Lansing School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Department

Department of Nursing

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of controlled breathing (CB), with and without aromatherapy (isopropyl alcohol [IPA]), in the treatment of postoperative nausea (PON) in adult females undergoing elective outpatient laparoscopic procedures.