Making chemotherapy infusions

MS information
Maďarsko
Hungarian
2015

Popis

The guidance document sets out the safest circumstances for those who prepare and those who receive chemotherapeutic solutions, which are usually administered as part of cancer treatment. The aim of the guidance document is to promote safe and controlled preparation and use of chemotherpeutic infusions; therefore, it considers every task related to the workflow, including prescription, preparation, transport, use, cleaning and waste management.

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Zdravotní péče
Provider: 
National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition
Tasks covered: 
Medical and Dental Services
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Liquids
Solids
Hazard - health effects: 
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Skin absorption
Substance Description: 

cytostatics

Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 2. Reducing / minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Supervisor
Workers

Access tool