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The Guidelines for Subcutaneous Infusion Device Management in Palliative Care provide clinicians and palliative care services with guidelines to inform practice, development of policy and procedures, and associated training and education programs for subcutaneous infusion device management.


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Summary of the guidelines

Section One: The patient experience

Section Two: Equipment guidelines and principles

Section Three: The selection, preparation and maintenance of the site

Section Four: Drugs and diluents

Section Five: Patient/family education needs

Section Six: Patient assessment and troubleshooting guidelines

Principles to include in patient assessment, recording and documentation include:

Last Updated: 05 June 2014
Last Reviewed: 05 June 2014