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Administration of Vaccines and Parenteral Medications in Home Care Settings: Safety and Guidelines

Last updated: March 2, 2020
Project Number: RB1443-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the safety of the administration of vaccines or parenteral medications in home care settings?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the administration of vaccines or parenteral medications in home care settings?

Key Message

One health technology assessment, two systematic reviews, one randomized controlled trial and five non-randomized studies were identified regarding the safety of administering vaccines parenteral medications in home care settings. Additionally, one evidence-based guideline was identified regarding the administration of parenteral medications in home care settings.