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Chemotherapy Premeds

  • 1.  Chemotherapy Premeds

    Posted 09-08-2019 10:32
    My practice wants us to approve chemotherapy premedication which I don’t feel comfortable with unless I receive a verbal order to do so or a standing order is in place for the physician.

    How do other practices handle this type of scenario?

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  • 2.  RE: Chemotherapy Premeds

    Posted 09-09-2019 10:02
    To cover your back, I would contact the ordering physician to ask if they want the pre meds. Document. And then maybe you and your unit could present the reason for the pre meds as EBP?

    Christina Lopez RN
    Registered Nurse II
    Texas Oncology
    Lewisville TX