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Safe management of chemotherapy at home  
Abstract:  This handout explains the special precautions that must be taken to prevent chemotherapy medicines from coming into contact with others. Included are disposal guidelines and answers to commonly asked safety questions when dealing with hazardous chemotherapy drugs in the home. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date/Rev:  Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011, May 1, 2011
UWMC Availability:  Oncology/7SE; Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
General Topics:  Patient Care Procedures & Instructions; Cancer
Specific Subject(s):  Side Effects; Self Care; Safety Education; Medication Information; Medication; Hazardous Waste
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Brochure
Reading Level: Technical
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #3862

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