Outpatient Continuous Chemotherapy Compounding Procedures

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Megan Zielke
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Outpatient Continuous Chemotherapy Compounding Procedures

Good Morning,

I am new to the home infusion patient population (transferring from inpatient practice). I am interested to know if anyone has a SOP regarding continuous infusion chemotherapy compounding practices. For example, for patients receiving a 46 hour continuous fluorouracil infusion, is there a best practice for incorporating intended overfill into the patients order (versus exact dose) to mitigate the need for a coordinated flush to ensure the patient receives the full dose.

Looking forward to insight from this group.