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Sunday, August 13 • 10:40am - 11:30am
Chemotherapy: Possibilities and precautions

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Chemotherapy is an important part of the treatment of many cancers, and if used appropriately can be a valuable part of medical treatment. The decision whether to proceed with chemotherapy is often emotive and will be based on owner and patient factors, availability of treatment and the disease itself.  The use of chemotherapy drugs in clinical practice has safety implications for staff. Strict adherence to safety precautions must be maintained, including personal protective equipment and the use of specifically designed administration equipment.

**Nurse Congress Proceedings will be available on a USB in your congress bag

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Patricia Newton

Small Animal Medicine Registrar, Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre
Patricia is a Small Animal Medicine Registrar at Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre and is working toward Fellowship examination. She graduated from UQ in 1999 and worked in small animal general practice in both Alice Springs and Townsville before moving into referral practice... Read More →

Sunday August 13, 2017 10:40am - 11:30am
Room 8