Reply To: Hydroxyurea

  • Marie Parrado

    Member
    October 27, 2021 at 3:46 am

    Hello,

    My other question related to hydroxyurea; are the patient put on birth control or educated regarding pregnancy?

    Marie Parrado

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    Original Message:
    Sent: 10/26/2021 4:00:00 PM
    From: Cienna Miller
    Subject: RE: Hydroxyurea

    Hi we have them sign a chemotherapy consent form, since it falls under the class of chemo drugs, and we want to make sure the potential side effects are discussed. 

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    Original Message:
    Sent: 10/26/2021 3:44:00 PM
    From: Jennifer Young
    Subject: RE: Hydroxyurea

    We do not have patients/parents sign a contract prior to initiation of Hydroxyurea. I am interested to know how this came up in your practice as I have never considered this. 
    Jenni

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    Jenni Young, APRN
    Sickle Cell and Thalassemia Nurse Practitioner
    Nationwide Children’s Hospital
    Columbus, Ohio
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    Original Message:
    Sent: 10-26-2021 02:26 PM
    From: Andrea Haggard
    Subject: Hydroxyurea

    Hello all,

    I was wondering if any facility had their patients sign a contract acknowledging risks associated with hydroxyurea before initiation of therapy? If so, what do you include?

    Many thanks,
    Andrea Haggard APRN
    University of Kentucky
    Dance Blue Pediatric Hematology Oncology Clinic

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    Andrea Haggard, RN
    Lexington, KY
    United States
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