© Todd Buck
Author: Todd Buck
Description: This illustration highlights four clinical situations that cause nausea and vomiting (migraine, vestibular stimulation (such as motion sickness), visceral stimulation (such as gastroenteritis), and pregnancy induced nausea) and the antiemetic agents recommended to mitigate the symptoms. The illustration also shows location of the "vomiting center" and the chemoreceptor trigger zone within the brain stem.
Keywords: Editorial, Education, Anatomy, Disease Management, General Medicine, Obstetrics / Gynecology, Pharmacology