Clinical Guidelines (Nursing)

References - Cytotoxic agents

  • Note: This guideline is currently under review. 


    References

    • The Women's & Children's Health Care Network, Guidelines for the safe handling and administration of cyotoxic agents. August 2000, Melbourne, Victoria.
    • WorkSafe Victoria, Handling Cytotoxic agents In The Workplace. January 2003, Victorian Government.
    • WorkCover Authority of New South Wales, Guidelines for handling cytotoxic agents and related waste in health care establishments (2nd edition). 1995, New South Wales Government.
    • WorkCover Authority of New South Wales, Handling cytotoxic agents in health care establishments: Training Competencies (1st edition). 1995, New South Wales Government.
    • Department of Training and Industrial Relations, Guide for Handling Cytotoxic (Antineoplastic) agents and Related Waste. November 1997, Queensland Governement.
    • South Australian Health Commission, Guidelines for the Safe Handling of Cytotoxic agents and Related Wastes in Health Units and Services. 1993.
    • Environment Protection Authority Victoria Publication 268, Manual for the Management and Disposal of Biomedical Wastes in Victoria (2nd edition). November 1993.
    • Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, Standards of Practice for the Safe Handling of Cytotoxic agents in Pharmacy Departments. March 1997, Australian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy 1999, Vol.29 No.2, pp108-16.
    • Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia, Standards of Practice for the Transportation of Cytotoxic agents from Pharmacy Departments. March 1999, Australian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy 2000, Vol.30 No.3, pp116-17.
    • Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Guidelines for the Handling of Cytotoxic Agents (4th edition). December 1996. Melbourne, Victoria.