Reply To: Gloves with Hydroxyurea

  • Cara Johnson

    September 21, 2015 at 10:13 am

    No….never. We also don’t have our Oncology patients taking oral chemo to wear gloves.

    Cara Johnson RNIII, BSN, CPON®

    Clinical Manager

    Hematology/Oncology Inpatient

    Cincinnati Childrens Hospital

    Work: (513)803-0306

    Cell: (513) 490-9253

    Original Message:
    Sent: 09-21-2015 10:07 AM
    From: Kimberly Duback
    Subject: Gloves with Hydroxyurea

    Good Morning!

    At your institution, do you instruct your patients with sickle cell disease to wear gloves when taking hydroxyurea?

    Kimberly Duback, MS, APN, PCNS-BC, CPN, CPHON
    Advanced Practice Nurse
    Advocate Children’s Hospital
    Oak Lawn, IL
    United States of America