To see all protocols that comply with the WHO Essential Medicine List 

The aim of this information leaflet is to inform you and those that are close to you about chemotherapy that is given through a device called an intraventricular reservoir. The two most commonly used devices are an Ommaya® or a Rickham® reservoir.

This document is a guide only and cannot cover every possible situation. The health professionals caring for you should always consider your individual situation when making decisions about your care. Contact your cancer clinic staff or doctor if you have any questions or concerns about your treatment, or you are having problems coping with side effects. Use of this document is subject to eviQ’s disclaimer available at www.eviQ.org.au

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21 Aug 2018