Ongoing research into hyperemesis gravidarum includes a number of clinical trials on various aspects of the condition. Doctors apply the information gained to refine treatment aimed at reducing symptoms, preventing complications and effecting a cure.
Clinical trials on hyperemesis gravidarum include
- testing medications to reduce the nausea and vomiting
- the effect of nutritional supplements
- dietary options
- the use of outpatient care to reduce hospitalizations for the condition
- how it affects the fetus
- the psychological implications for the mother