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Closed-System Drug-Transfer Devices for Chemotherapeutic Drugs: Safety and Guidelines

Last updated: January 6, 2021
Project Number: RA1156-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Medical Device
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the safety of closedsystem drugtransfer devices for the handling of chemotherapeutic drugs?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of closedsystem drugtransfer devices for the handling of chemotherapeutic drugs?

Key Message

Two health technology assessments, one systematic review with meta-analysis, and two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the safety or use of closedsystem drugtransfer devices for the handling of chemotherapeutic drugs.