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Perth Haematology :: Dr Steven Ward

Chemotherapy

 


 

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Introduction to chemotherapy

 

Protocols & Drugs         Drug Profiles        Antiemetics             Tumour Lysis

   

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Anthracyline Cardiac Toxicity        Bleomycin Lung Toxicity  

 

Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia (PCP)  

 



G-CSF PBS S100 Codes  


PBS Restrictions



IV chemotherapy prescribing rules:

  • script will be written for a specific dose of drug (rather than the number of vials)
  • more chemotherapy drugs will available as streamlined authorities for Public Hospitals.
  • Patients will pay 1 fee for original and any repeats for a drug to fill a single cycle of therapy.
  • Drugs will be listed on PBS with a maximum dose allowed (usually in mg) and max no of repeats. The pharmacy will
    use the most economical combination of vials to achieve the prescribed dose for the patient.