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  • The "sterile" process begins at the end of the "clean" phase. First, we remove everything from the patient's bedside table and wipe it down with Oxivir (disinfectant agent). The table is allowed to dry. The supplies are then placed on the table. At our ...

  • Would have to look but shared your concern and we use other gcsfs. 5fu is chemo and so the last chemo wasn't 48 hrs ago it was right then and there at pump disconnect. Thus, per Neulasta label you'll be off label because the next cycle falls less than ...

  • Hi. we give either OmPro or Neulasta injection at time of 5FU takedown if they had chemo 46 hours prior. Our Chemo Pharmacist says this timing is acceptable and that the interval is acceptable for next scheduled treatment. Also since majority of chemo ...

  • We have put neulasta onbody on. But not given the actual drug right away ------------------------------ Meghan Ryan RN OCN MS Hem/Onc Infusion RN Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Gardner MA ------------------------------

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    I found another thing on UpToDate on this, but head and neck instead of small cell. Prophylactic GCSF with chemo rads for head and neck cancer resulted in a reduced locoregional control. I had no idea. Staar, S., Rudat, V., Stuetzer, H., Dietz, A., ...

  • Same for us - only chemo/bio competent RNs can hang. ------------------------------ Sarah Graff OCN RN BSN Nursing Supervisor Austin TX ------------------------------

  • The location of inpatient or outpatient is not a factor but all first time administrations are required to stay 30 minutes post injection to basically assess for an acute reaction. ------------------------------ Kelly Pabst MSN APRN ACNS-BC AOCNS Clinical ...

  • We utilize Mosby Skills as our technical skills resource and here is their recommendation. ------------------------------ Kelly Pabst MSN APRN ACNS-BC AOCNS Clinical Nurse Specialist-APRN Roper St Francis Cancer Center Charleston SC -------------- ...

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