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Research and Clinical Trials

Aromatherapy After Surgery
Brief Description  
Examine the nausea reduction of aromatherapy using a tested blend of essential oils compared to normal saline. Examine the longevity of the reduction of nausea from aromatherapy using a tested blend of essential oils. Examine the perception of comfort from using a nasal clip to deliver the aromatherapy. Inclusion criteria includes age 18 or over, not allergic to peppermint, spearmine, ginger or cardomom, not receiving blood thinning medications.
Who may be Eligible  
18 years or over, congnitively able to give consent based on nurse's assessment, having gynecological or other abdominal surgery at CMC University, not allergic to peppermint, spearmint, cardamom or ginger, and not receiving blood thinning medications.
Start Date  
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Principal Investigator  
Hunt, Ronald

For More Information, Contact  Ronald  , Hunt
Phone:  (704) 863-6150  Fax:  (704) 863-5979  
Email:  http://www.carolinashealthcare.org/body.cfm?id=8061&action=detail&ref=1787
Address:Anesthesia CMC University 8800 N. Tryon Street Charlotte, NC 28262