home drug infusion therapy


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home drug infusion therapy

Out-of-hospital management of diseases or disorders that require intravenous administration of therapeutic agents.

CAUTION!

Patients who receive this form of therapy must be carefully selected and trained. Their home care providers must also be experienced in the procedures. If these qualifications are not met, the patients are at high risk for adverse events including severe infection, shock, and even death.
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