Assessment of knowledge of vincristine toxicities in outpatient pediatric hematology/oncology nurses: An educational intervention.

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231 Background: Vincristine (VCR) is a chemotherapeutic agent with a unique neurological side effect profile and is integral to the treatment of many pediatric hematological and solid malignancies. Side effects requiring VCR dose modification include peripheral neuropathies, intestinal ileus, cranial nerve abnormalities, hyponatremia and seizures. In our… (More)
DOI: 10.1200/jco.2013.31.31_suppl.231

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