Reply To: observation time s/p asparaginase

  • Mary Conway Keller

    January 2, 2018 at 2:08 pm
    We follow the 1 hour post-infusion/administration observation as well.

    Mary Conway, RN, MSN, CPHON

    Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist

    Department of Hematology/Oncology

    Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

    282 Washington Street

    Hartford, CT 06106




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    ​At my institution, we continue to monitor patients 1 hour post administration, regardless of route.  We base this practice off of the package insert for the drug, which specifies 1 hour monitoring and does not site a specific route for this recommendation.

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