A Study on Effectiveness of Antiemetic Usage Among Cancer Children at Hospital Kuala Lumpur.
Epidemiology Antiemetic Cancer Children
Patients are selected based on the diagnosis and the selected chemotherapy. Mothers patients are informed about the study and will be provided antiemetic form to record.All the eligible patients will be given IV granisetron prior to chemotherapy at the dose of 0.04mg/kg stat dose, or regular twice daily if still having vomiting despite the prophylaxis.Patients mother/guardian will record all episodes of nausea or vomiting or retching in diaries. All information data are collected using Anti-emetic Study Form. All information data are being analysis using SPSS and Excel 2000 including chi-square t-test when appropriate. This analyzed data will be presented in descriptive and inferential forms such as table, graph, bar chart, pie chart and others.
Inclusion & Exclusion Criteria