Blood & Marrow Stem Cell Transplant

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  • Hi The biofilm articles were published by INS several years ago. I don't know if I still have them but will let you know if I do. Seth ------------------------------ Seth Eisenberg RN ASN OCN BMTCN PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE COORDINATOR, INFUSION SERVIC ...

  • Hi Joy, These are the monitoring parameters we've had in place for decades. Based on responses, I'll take this back to our medical director. Thanks everyone! Lenise Lenise Taylor, MN, RN, AOCNS, BMTCN BMT/Immunotherapy/FACT ...

  • Hi Joy, i agree, quite the range. Dare I say, because we've always done it this way?  Our medical director is pretty progressive so I've not questioned it. Based on responses, it's clearly time.  Thanks! ------------------------------ Lenise Taylor ...

  • Lenise, why the 4 hour observation after auto infusion? Do you have reference to that amount of time that you could share? In the responses thus far the observation is anywhere from 1 hour to your 4. That's quite a range. Thanks, Joy Joy ...

  • For cryopreserved cells our patients are on a bedside monitor. We do vitals every 15 minutes throughout infusion and continue the monitor and Q 15 minute vitals for 1 hour post completion of transplants.  We have seen a few late reactions but agree generally ...