Canterbury DHB


June 2017

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Emma-Jane McDonald

Drug Usage in Haematology

  • We've added the Rituximab and Oral Fludarabine chart to Prescription Charts under Waldenstroms.
  • We've updated the Mantle Cell Maxi HDcytarabine, Mantle Cell Maxi CHOP, Mini R CHOP, and CHOEP charts under Non Hodgkin Lymphoma.
  • We've added Rituximab + Bendamustine to the Non Hodgkin Lymphoma Prescription Charts.
  • We've added Rituximab + Bendamustine Cycle 1 and Rituximab + Bendamustine Cycles 2 + to the Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia Prescription Charts.

Fiona Stone

Supportive Care

We've updated the Safe Eating and Low Immunity Diet Guidelines in Levels of Nutrition Support.

Lizzie Collin

Drug Usage in Haematology

Fiona Stone / Lizzie Collin

Plasma Cell Neoplasms

We've updated text in Investigations Required for the New Patient Likely to Receive Intensive Treatment

Lizzie Collin

Stem Cell Transplantation

We've added information about rituximab in Viral infection in SCT under heading EBV.

Andrew Butler

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