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Scientific Researches in Health Sciences II

Edited By Fatma Eti Aslan, Gökay Kurtulan and Hayat Yalın

After the COVID pandemic in 2020, the importance of health services was once again understood by the whole world. Scientific research in the field of health services contributes greatly to the development of health services.

In this book, there are a total of 26 chapters in 4 different scientific fields: 6 in nutrition and dietetics, 11 in nursing, 6 in physiotherapy and rehabilitation and 3 in health management.

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Emine Özdemir Aslan and Fatma Eti Aslan


Examination of Satisfaction of Patients Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting Management


Objective: This study has been conducted to examine patients’ satisfaction with postoperative nausea and vomiting management.

Materials and Methods: Phenomenological design, which is one of the qualitative research methods, has been utilized. After obtaining ethical suitability permission from Bahçeşehir University Clinical Researches Ethics Committee and institutional permission from the hospital where the study shall be conducted, an in-depth interview method has been used on ten patients who had a gastrointestinal system surgery. The data collected through leading questions have been recorded on a voice recorder. Themes were created via the analysis of the recorded data, and they have been evaluated.

Results: According to the findings obtained from the research, it has been detected that a great majority of the patients were not satisfied with the postoperative nausea and vomiting management. It has been determined that patients’ personal traits, medical diagnoses, applied surgical treatment methods, and areas of surgery have affected the patients’ satisfaction. It has been observed that risk factors influenced postoperative nausea and vomiting. It has been determined that experiencing nausea and vomiting before surgery affected patients’ satisfaction with the postoperative nausea and vomiting management.

Conclusion: In this study, it has been determined that patients were not satisfied with the postoperative nausea and vomiting management. Depending on these results, it is suggested to establish personal management of nausea and vomiting postoperative treatment plan, plan...

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