Antineoplastic drugs: Occupational exposure and health risks

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Fransman, W.;
(2006)
  • Publisher: Utrecht University
  • Subject: antineoplastic drugs | occupational exposure | dermal exposure | health risks | nurses | hospitals | pharmacy technicians | cleaning personnel | cyclophosphamide

Antineoplastic drugs are pharmaceuticals commonly used to treat cancer (and some non-neoplastic diseases), which are generally referred to as 'chemotherapy'. Oncology nurses are exposed to these drugs via the skin of hands during daily nursing activities, even when prot... View more
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