This page is designed to organize content that is relevant to the topic of vomiting. This term is used often in medicine, and it is important that we become as familiar as possible with it.
WHAT EXACTLY IS IT?
Before going any farther, let us make sure we clearly define the “medical problem”. Vomiting refers to
WHY IS IT A PROBLEM?
Patients who are vomiting can have difficulty maintaining a healthy nutritional status.
HOW DO WE BREAK DOWN THIS BROAD CHIEF COMPLAINT?
Vomiting can occur among many different contexts. One clear way to further subcategorize this topic is to contextualize the vomiting by the age of the patient.
Page Updated: 11.17.2016