a1 Hospice of Central Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Control of symptoms, including nausea and vomiting, is central to palliative care. Self-induced vomiting in a middle-aged male patient with a life-limiting abdominal malignancy provided a challenge in diagnosis and management. This case report discusses diagnostic and therapeutic considerations.
(Received July 27 2010)
(Accepted September 22 2010)
(Online publication August 15 2011)