Canterbury DHB

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January 2017

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Changes in this release

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Brief description

Reviewer

Prescription Charts

We've updated the DA charts under UKAML15 (old charts), Acute Myeloid Leukaemia.

Caroline Innes

Resources

We've added a resource on High-dose Melphalan to Information for Patients.

Meghan Heaphy

Administration

Resources on decolonisation were added to MRSA.

Jenny Roberts

Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia

We've updated these subtopics:

AML19:

Supportive Care:

Treatment of non-trial patients:

Ruth Spearing

Late Effects Screening after Allogeneic Transplant

We've added a link to Vaccination Prophylaxis post-SCT.

Lizzie Hammond

Vaccination Policy in Haematology Patients

We've updated the information on Vaccination Prophylaxis post-SCT.

Lizzie Hammond / Ruth Spearing

Cytotoxic Drugs

We've linked to the latest Cockcroft and Gault formula under Calculating the Dose of Cytotoxic Drugs and Dosage Adjustments in Renal Impairment.

Andrew Butler

Laboratory Diagnosis

We've updated the Pre-Treatment Investigations for patients whose leukaemia is to be treated with intensive regimens subtopic.

Ruth Spearing

Nutritional Support

We've updated the formulation information for the Parenteral Nutrition subtopic.

Andrew Butler / Vicky Youngman

Prescription Charts

We've added new charts to the Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia page:

  • Obinutuzumab + chlorambucil Cycle 1
  • Obinutuzumab + chlorambucil Cycles 2-6

Fiona Stone

Administration

We've updated and expanded the Hospital/Departmental Meetings subtopic.

Meghan Heaphy

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia

We've updated the following pages in this section:

Lizzie Hammond / Peter Ganly

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