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(naw′sē-ă, naw-zē-ă )

[Gr. nausia, seasickness]
An unpleasant, queasy, or wavelike sensation in the back of the throat, epigastrium, or abdomen that may or may not lead to the urge or need to vomit.
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Any materials or environmental factors that precipitate the nausea should be removed. Frequency, time, amount, and characteristics of nausea-associated emesis are noted. Vomitus is tested for blood when indicated. Oral hygiene and comfort measures are provided. If nausea persists, professional evaluation may be advisable.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Nausea." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748724/0/nausea.
Nausea. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748724/0/nausea. Accessed June 26, 2019.
Nausea. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748724/0/nausea
Nausea [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 26]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748724/0/nausea.
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