Journal Article

Best practices for chemotherapy administration in pediatric oncology: quality and safety process improvements (2015).

Looper K, Winchester K, Robinson D, et al. Journal of pediatric oncology nursing : official journal of the Association of Pediatric Oncology Nurses. 2016;33:165-72.

Chemotherapy is a high-risk treatment that requires specific safety protocols. This commentary describes an effort that successfully determined and implemented best practices for chemotherapy administration in children. The intervention included an interdisciplinary program that reviewed current processes and evidence, utilized quality improvement tools, and established standardized techniques, exact times, and consistent documentation to augment safety associated with use of this medication.