Acupressure compared to placebo in the treatment of extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (hyperemesis gravidarum)

What evidence is needed?

More primary research is needed.

What evidence is available?

Acupressure in addition to standard treatment showed a possible moderate decrease on nausea and vomiting compared to placebo, with low certainty of evidence (GRADE Symbol som betyder låg vetenskaplig tillförlitlighet). Read more

Reliable systematic reviews that show evidence gaps:

SBU. Behandling av extremt graviditetsillamående (hyperemesis gravidarum): en systematisk översikt [Treatments for extreme nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (hyperemesis gravidarum): a systematic review]. Stockholm: Statens beredning för medicinsk och social utvärdering (SBU); 2022. SBU Utvärderar 355. Read more

Reliable, but not updated, systematic reviews that show evidence gaps:

None identified

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Evidence gap identifies methods or practices for which no conclusive systematic review of benefits and harms has been published. Gaps in scientific evidence appear on the SBU website to help researchers and granting agencies identify areas that are in need of research or systematic review. An additional objective is to offer healthcare and social service providers a basis for setting priorities.