Rituximab infusion-related reactions


Intravenous literature: Graham, A. (2009) Administering rituximab: infusion-related reactions and nursing implications. Cancer Nursing Practice. 8(2), p.30-5.


Use of intravenous rituximab, a monoclonal antibody, as a treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Common infusion-related reactions and toxicities to the drug are described together with precautions that nurses should take and management of adverse reactions.

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