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  • Thank you, for your responses reg Mid line infusions Sincerely Lucy Sent from my iPhone ------Original Message------ We do not use midlines.  Continuous 5-fluorouracil is a strong irritant and should​ be given through a central line.  ...

  • I am struggling with how to get some "crash course" teaching to my new nurses in hematology and BMT.  We are not able to hold study days right now and hiring so many new staff.  Anyone have any ideas about how to deliver education differently in light ...

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    Rescue Fluids

    I work in an outpatient setting, and the topic of rescue fluids has surfaced. I would like to know if others are hanging rescue fluids for any or all therapies.

  • Hi, I currently navigate GI & Lung patients at an HCA hospital, fortunate to be part of the Sarah Cannon cancer Institute with a robust navigation program that includes very structured navigation software. This includes software that identifies and sends ...

  • Our clinic gives a lot of of IV Taxol and carboplatin, not generally Taxol with cisplatin, so my advice may not apply. But I have never seen a rxn to cisplatin, and I have seen multiple reactions to taxanes. Usually they are within the first few minutes, ...

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    RE: PPE

    We are being told not to use any additional PPE, standard precautions only.  We have been told it's against policy to even wear a regular surgical mask.  Many of us completely disagree with this policy. ------------------------------ Tricia Potter RN ...

  • Yes,i know they need 2 ports. We're having difficulty getting them placed. My question was more on the actual infusion,if anyone has given it,and any problems. I've given IP Paclitaxel/ Cisplatin previously without a problem, just wondering about infusion ...

  • Hi Erin, I just want to take a minute while I can think clearly to thank you for starting this COVID-19 community and also all those posting here. It has been my lifeline for the past 2 weeks to inquire and share best practice, concerns, thoughts and ...

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