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Journal Article > Commentary
American Society of Clinical Oncology/Oncology Nursing Society chemotherapy administration safety standards.
Jacobson JO, Polovich M, McNiff KK, et al; American Society of Clinical Oncology; Oncology Nursing Society. Oncol Nurs Forum. 2009;36:651-658.
This article shares a set of comprehensive standards to guide safe administration of outpatient chemotherapy to adult patients.
Legislation/Regulation > Sentinel Event Alerts
The Joint Commission. Sentinel Event Alert. July 14, 2005;(34):1-3.
The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) issued this alert to bring attention to a rare but potentially severe administration error reported with the cancer drug vincristine. A previous editorial discusses similar errors.
Information Exchange System Alert. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; July 18, 2007.
This international announcement provides guidance on the safe administration of the chemotherapeutic agent vincristine.
Recommendations from the British Committee for Standards in Haematology and National Patient Safety Agency.
Baglin TP, Cousins D, Keeling DM, Perry DJ, Watson HG. Br J Haematol. 2006;136:26-29.
The authors provide guidelines to help manage risks and ensure the safe administration of oral anticoagulant therapy in the United Kingdom.