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Journal March 2009 (Vol 31, No 3)

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Vomiting CE Article #1

1. Emesis is initiated, controlled, regulated, and organized by the
2. The vomiting pathways are controlled by
3. ________ are considered broad-spectrum antiemetics because of their effect on multiple receptors.
4. Emesis caused by cancer chemotherapy and other drugs is mediated by ________ receptors.
5. Which antiemetic is also classified as a prokinetic?
6. Which condition or pathogen is the least likely to cause gastric ulceration?
7. Mirtazapine does not antagonize ________ receptors.
8. ________ can be used for chemotherapy-associated nausea and/or vomiting, especially when patients do not respond to the newer serotonin antagonists and when multiple medication therapy fails.
9. Which antiemetic antagonizes neurokinin receptors in many areas of the brain?
10. Select the correct antiemetic-adverse effect pair.
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