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Chemotherapy: safe handling

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Contributor(s):

Anna Hollis

Katie Snalune


Introduction

  • Chemotherapy describes the use of cytotoxic drugs in treatment of systemic or disseminated malignant disease.

General principles

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Individuals 'at risk'

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Managing chemotherapy in practice

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Managing chemotherapy at home

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed Papers

Other sources of information

  • Health and Safety Executive (2013) Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002. Approved Code of Practice and Guidance. 6th edn. HSE Books, UK. ISBN: 9780717665822. Website: www.hse.gov.uk (pdf download).
  • Health and Safety Executive (2012) Working with Substances Hazardous to Health: A Brief Guide to COSHH. HSE Books, UK. ISBN: 9780717664863. Website: www.hse.gov.uk (pdf download).
  • European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (2007) Preventing Occupational and Environmental Exposure to Cytotoxic Drugs in Veterinary Medicine. Website: www.ecvim-ca.org (pdf download).
  • Health and Safety Executive (2000) Management of Health and Safety at Work. Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. 2nd edn. HSE Books, UK. ISBN: 9780717624881.
  • Health and Safety Executive (online) Safe Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs in the Workplace. Website: www.hse.gov.uk.

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