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We also do on the Heme/ Onc floor with the patient a 2:1 ratio. Our patient is on relapsed round 14 and does very well (only fever and diarrhea- due to irinotecan) only receiving pre meds. We tried to do 3:1 for the patient and the nurses complained. In the past all the other patients were 2:1 with the other patient being an “easy” patient.
If your patient has a port, do you start another line? What type of line do you insert?