Journal Article
Commentary

2016 Updated American Society of Clinical Oncology/Oncology Nursing Society Chemotherapy Administration Safety Standards, including standards for pediatric oncology.

Belderson KM, Billett AL. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2017;64.

Administration errors involving chemotherapeutic agents can result in patient harm. This set of standards provides guidance to help ensure reliable use of these high-alert medications for both adult and pediatric patients. Components of the revised standards are expanded to include two-person verification, vinca alkaloid mini-bag administration, and labeling enhancements for home-based chemotherapy.