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Developing nurse guidance for IV busulfan chemotherapy

Busulfan is a major agent used in the conditioning regimens of haematopoietic progenitor cell transplantations. Initially it was only available as an oral preparation but over the last 5-6 years, it has been increasingly used as an IV infusion. Due to increasing use of the drug in the transplant setting and the change in preparation, it was important to develop clear and concise guidelines for chemotherapy nurses administering it by the IV route. This article outlines how the guidance ...

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