Anthracycline extravasations: prevention and management.

  title={Anthracycline extravasations: prevention and management.},
  author={Helen Roe},
  journal={British journal of nursing},
  volume={20 17},
  pages={S16, S18-22}
  • Helen Roe
  • Published 2011 in British journal of nursing
This article highlights the importance of being knowledgeable about anthracycline extravasations, including their prevention, early detection, and prompt and effective management. It also emphasizes the need for chemotherapy nurses to document and report all extravasations when they occur, summarizes the current management options, and offers recommendations for clinical practice. Extravasation refers to the unintentional administration of an agent into the surrounding tissue instead of the… CONTINUE READING
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