Reply To: Toilet Flushing

  • Barbara Perkins

    March 23, 2022 at 4:39 pm
    we are using chemo mats

    Original Message:
    Sent: 3/23/2022 10:45:00 AM
    From: Ranjita Kaur
    Subject: RE: Toilet Flushing

    At my workplace, we use blue chux to cover the toilet seat before we flush and we leave it covered for upto 48 hours. I don’t think I have seen pads getting flushed down the toilet.
    Thank you

    – Ranjita
    “All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother”
    -Abraham Lincoln

    Original Message:
    Sent: 3/22/2022 12:40:00 PM
    From: Kelsey Niketopoulos
    Subject: Toilet Flushing

    Hello, I am looking for any information on what other people are doing when flushing toilets for patients receiving chemo. 

    Does anyone have experience with the Splashblocker product? This is a plastic shield that is held over the toilet when flushing. 

    Is anyone using a Chuck pad to cover the toilet? How is this working / have many of the pads been flushed down the toilet? 

    I appreciate any feedback!

    Kelsey Niketopoulos, MSN, RN, CPN
    Clinical Practice Specialist
    Advocate Children’s Hospital – Park Ridge, IL
    United States