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Motion commotion—a seasickness update
  1. Surgeon Commander B. J. W. Pingree, RD MSc MFOM CEng RN


This review describes current concepts concerning the aetiology and nature of seasickness. The condition is a manifestation of the more general phenomenon of motion sickness. It may be understood by reference to a neural mismatch hypothesis and details of the nature of the provocative motion are described. Drug treatment of the condition is discussed.

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