Assuring the optimal use of serotonin antagonist antiemetics: The process for development and implementation of institutional antiemetic guidelines at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antiemetics
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Quality Assurance, Health Care
  • Serotonin Antagonists

abstract

  • The guidelines became an educational tool that ensured the delivery of optimal antiemetic therapy chosen by professionals with the greatest knowledge of both the particular chemotherapy regimen and cancer site. Implementation of the guidelines resulted in substantial savings while treating more patients. The guidelines were easily modified as new chemotherapeutic agents and antiemetic drugs became available.

publication date

  • February 1998

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 9469369

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 771

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 16

number

  • 2