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  • This clinical procedure outlines the management of an extravasation with the following vesicant drugs: amscarine, dactinomycin, daunorubicin, doxorubicin, epirubicin, idarubicin and mitomycin. Only health care professionals who have expertise and the knowledge of cytotoxic drugs and who have attained competency as per institutional guidelines in extravasation management should perform this procedure.
  • Extravasation of a vesicant is a medical emergency; early detection and prompt appropriate action is required to prevent necrosis and functional loss of the tissue or limb involved.

This procedure should be read in conjunction with the Extravasation management document and the Immediate management of extravasation flow chart.

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22 May 2018