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How Do Oncology Nurses Feel During a Hypersensitivity Reaction?

Jessica Dove

oncology, nursing, hypersensitivity reaction, oxaliplatin, emergency
CJON 2023, 27(2), 215-215. DOI: 10.1188/23.CJON.215

I was working in an outpatient infusion center at the time of this event. We had a strong team, including nurses and advanced practice providers who would respond when called upon, but did not have a code team. If a patient was not stabilizing as a result of our interventions, we would call 911. 

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