Low volume peds chemo

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Bridgette Smigi...
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Low volume peds chemo

Our system has converted vincristine to IVPB to prevent mishaps with inadvertent intrathecal administration. However, we are now faced with other low volume pediatric IV chemo regimens. Our peds group would like these delivered in IV syringes rather than IVPB to decrease volumes lost in IVPB tubing. These regimens are different than vincristine type regimens (IE no IT meds accompanying), but I don’t want to overlook something. How are others handling low volume chemo agents? Do I need to worry about inadvertent intrathecal administrations with other non-vincristine-based regimens?