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Christine Clark

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Taking steps to protect cancer nurses from exposure to hazardous drugs

‘Biologically important exposure [to hazardous drugs] is occurring in the oncology work setting’, Dr Melissa McDiarmid (Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, University of Maryland School of...

Saving time when preparing intravenous antibiotics

The introduction of IV fluid containers and dedicated needle-free transfer devices like Ecoflac Connect would allow rapid reconstitution of IV antibiotic doses on the spot, as needed, without the need...

The need to protect cancer nurses from exposure to hazardous drugs

Hazardous drugs deserve deep respect in their handling, due to their toxicity, but some concerns could be allayed by implementing a comprehensive set of exposure controls, according to Dr Melissa...

Helping to protect cancer nurses from exposure to hazardous drugs

‘Systemic anticancer therapy (SACT) comprises a wide range of treatments, but in the context of occupational exposure and protection of nurses, the debate is firmly focused on cytotoxics and...

How can we protect cancer nurses from exposure to hazardous drugs?

Alison Simons and Samantha Toland (Senior Lecturers at Birmingham City University) have a special interest in SACT safety and the protection of nurses administering chemotherapy..

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