Different international organizations recommend safety measures for the use of vincristine to prevent wrong route administrations. A central recommendation is to use infusion bags instead of syringes to prevent confusion with intrathecal chemotherapy. This study aimed to investigate the implementation of safety measures for vincristine and intrathecal chemotherapies in Switzerland.
Source: Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice
Authors: Dr. Lea Brühwiler und Prof. Dr. David Schwappach, Stiftung Patientensicherheit Schweiz