Reply To: Giving oral chemo at home

  • Lisa Pucillo

    Member
    February 16, 2016 at 4:01 pm

    We have a had a few families crush oral chemo at home. I think pharmacy needs to be involved and the level of competency of the family members plays a huge part.  Also get the home care RN involved.  This issue is multi-disciplinary.   Thanks!

     

    Lisa Bell RN MSN/MHA NM

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    What do other institutions educate about giving oral chemo at home? Can parents crush it? Do you have them wear gloves? Any information would be helpful!

    Thanks!

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    Ashlee Blumhoff, PCNS-BC, MSN, CPHON
    Sanford Children’s
    Sioux Falls, SD
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