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Safe handling of hazardous drugs

Martha Polovich

Safe handling of hazardous drugs

by Martha Polovich

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Published by Oncology Nursing Society in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Martha Polovich
ContributionsOncology Nursing Society
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRS92 .S24 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24479460M
ISBN 109781935864004
LC Control Number2010040303
OCLC/WorldCa665130166

Chapter 12 details issues surrounding the safe handling of hazardous drugs, including the definition of hazardous drugs, potential adverse health effects associated with occupational exposure to antineoplastic and immunotherapeutic agents, NIOSH listing of hazardous drugs, routes of occupational exposure, guidelines regarding PPE, and much more. e-Books Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs (Third Edition) Pages - Environmental Decontamination, Management of Spills, Disposal of Hazardous Drugs and Hazardous Drug Waste, Medical Surveillance of Healthcare Workers Handling Hazardous Drugs.

Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs (Third Edition) Pages - Environmental Decontamination, Management of Spills, Disposal of Hazardous Drugs and Hazardous Drug Waste, Medical Surveillance of Healthcare Workers Handling Hazardous Drugs. Nurses' Use of Hazardous Drug-Handling Precautions and Awareness of National Safety Guidelines ONF , 38(6), DOI: /ONF .

Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs provides nurses with the latest details and procedures needed to keep safe in the workplace. You’ll find new chapters on post-administration issues, linen handling, disposal of hazardous drugs and hazardous drug waste, and the hazardous drug handling policy landscape. In addition to these new sections, each chapter includes key . United States Pharmacopeia (usp)general chapter (“Hazardous Drugs— Handling in Healthcare Settings”) describes standards for the safe handling of hazardous drugs (HDs), including the use of engineering controls, personal protective equipment (PPE), and safe .


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The third edition of Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs provides nurses with the latest details and procedures needed to keep safe in the workplace. You’ll find new chapters on post-administration issues, linen handling, disposal of hazardous drugs and hazardous drug waste, and the hazardous drug handling policy landscape.

This on-the-job training program is developed for pharmacy personnel and other staff working with hazardous drugs. The nine sections of this program explain the correct methods for working within engineering controls to maintain safety, the use of personal protective equipment to reduce exposure, and aseptic technique to ensure proper and safe compounding of /5(6).

Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs is based on the recommendations of NIOSH, OSHA, ONS, the American Society of HealthSystem Pharmacists (ASHP), and USP. This essential guide is designed to help you translate safe handling recommendations into your daily practice as you handle HDs in the delivery of care to patients.

This is a text book for Oncology nurses, and many of them will prepare and administer cancer treatments and medications that will treat various cancers. What was surprising according to the author many staff are not aware of all sources of exposure to hazardous drugs.

Staff need to identify risks and change practice.5/5. Best Practices for the Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs Mainly intended for the health care industry, this book provides an overview of current knowledge on hazardous drugs, describes how to perform a risk assessment and gives examples of best practices for each stage of handling hazardous drugs.

Workers may be exposed during transportation, distribution, preparation and disposal of hazardous drugs or waste containing hazardous drugs in either the healthcare or home setting [8].

In some cases, precautions for handling waste may need to remain in place for 48 hours and up to 7 days depending on the drug Size: KB. Best Practices for the Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs 5 Hazardous drugs are specific drugs with the potential to harm workers who are exposed to them.

Continual or frequent exposures to low levels of hazardous drugs, or a single exposure to a larger amount, can put workers at risk of negative health Size: KB. Guidelines on Handling Hazardous Drugs are not intended to modify, interpret, or be a substitute for the provisions of USP chapter These updated guidelines include infor-mation from the literature, NIOSH, and USP and are current to October Purpose Significant advances in the awareness of safe handling of.

NIOSH List of Antineoplastic and Other Hazardous Drugs in Healthcare Settings, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. (September ) The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published this list of hazardous drugs in This on-the-job training program is developed for pharmacy personnel and other staff working with hazardous drugs.

The nine sections of this program explain the correct methods for working within engineering controls to maintain safety, the use of personal protective equipment to reduce exposure, and aseptic technique to ensure proper and safe compounding of 5/5(1).

The Safe Handling Basics course is an introductory course that discusses hazardous drugs and how to handle them safely. It covers risks of exposure, controls used to prevent exposure (including appropriate use of PPE), spill cleanup, and appropriate waste disposal. Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs Workbook and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs Workbook - AbeBooks Passion for books.

The authors advocate that safe handling of hazardous drugs should be built in to the teaching plans for patients and relatives and ensure this is both verbal and in writing- this will then ensure effective and safe patient information and may assist staff in the community also.

new protocols for the safe handling of hazardous drugs. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health defines hazardous drugs as any drugs that can cause physical changes to the human body1. These substances are used in a variety of care settings, ranging from hospitals to ambulatory surgery centers,File Size: KB.

Book Summary: The title of this book is Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs Video Training Program - Workbook Only and it was written by Luci Power (Editor), James Jorgenson (Editor). This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $Book Edition: 1st.

USP General Chapter > provides standards for safe handling of hazardous drugs to minimize the risk of exposure to healthcare personnel, patients and the environment. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) considers a drug to be hazardous if it exhibits one or more of the following characteristics in humans or.

The third edition of Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs provides nurses with the latest details and procedures needed to keep safe in the workplace. You’ll find new chapters on post-administration issues, linen handling, disposal of hazardous drugs and hazardous drug waste, and the hazardous drug handling policy landscape.

The third edition of Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs provides nurses with the latest details and procedures needed to keep safe in the workplace.

You'll find new chapters on post-administration issues, linen handling, disposal of hazardous drugs and hazardous drug waste, and the hazardous drug handling policy landscape.5/5(1). Provides nurses with the latest details and procedures needed to keep safe in the workplace.

You'll find new chapters on post-administration issues, linen handling, disposal of hazardous drugs and Read more. Safe handling of hazardous drugs. Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Society, © (OCoLC) Online version: Safe handling of hazardous drugs.

Pittsburgh: Oncology Nursing Society, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Martha Polovich; Carol S Blecher; Oncology Nursing Society. Another milestone in safe handling standards was the publication of the NIOSH Alert Preventing Occupational Exposure to Antineoplastic and Other Hazardous Drugs in Health Care Settings.

19 Data gathered after this date would probably be the most relevant when estimating current prevalence of adverse outcomes related to hazardous drug Cited by: 1.For patients with cancer, the benefits of treatment generally outweigh the risks, but as a healthcare worker, you should take every precaution to avoid exposure to these hazardous drugs you handle.

The third edition of Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs provides nurses with the latest details and procedures needed to keep safe in the workplace.USP Chapter: Handling Hazardous Drugs Aug Denise M. Frank, BPharm, RPh, FACA 1.