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Quick Safety Issue 37: Eliminating vincristine administration events

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Despite the usually deadly consequences of accidentally administering the chemotherapy drug vincristine intrathecally, adverse events still occur, typically because some organizations still administer vincristine via syringe.

 

Quick Safety Issue 37: Eliminating vincristine administration events

 

Quick Safety Issue 37: Eliminating vincristine administration events

Despite the usually deadly consequences of accidentally administering the chemotherapy drug vincristine intrathecally, adverse events still occur, typically because some organizations still administer vincristine via syringe. The good news is that these events are happening less in the United States, mostly because o