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We give them a box of gloves and some chucks if they are preparing meds at home. Containers are available as well.
Kathleen Stakes RN, MSN, CPON Pediatric Hematology Oncology Nursing Practice Specialist MassGeneral Hospital for Children 55 Fruit Street Boston, Ma. 02114 617-726-7505 Beeper 13973 KStakes@partners.org
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What do other institutions teach in regards to handling chemo waste at home? Do you send any materials home with family to throw chemo waste (I.e. gloves, chemo syringes, masks – anything used at home for care) in a separate container and bring back to the institution or what is your process?