Reply To: Gloves with Hydroxyurea

  • Chris Donaghey

    Member
    September 21, 2015 at 11:15 am

    We don’t. And on the same side of things, do any of you put the children in cytotoxic precautions and treat the child as such? I made a different thread about this and had a couple responses..but I’m definitely curious.

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    Chris Donaghey, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, CPN, CPHON
    Indianapolis, IN
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    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 or their family members to wear gloves when taking hydroxyurea?

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