Performance of the Multiprofessional Team in Cytoreductive Surgeries with Intraperitoneal Hyperthermic Chemotherapy: Experience Reporting

Cecília da Silva Angelo, RN,, Ademar Lopes, PhD, Catharina Ferreira de Meira Pachioni, MSc, Eduardo Henrique Giroud Joaquim, MSc, Samuel Aguiar Junior, PhD, Gustavo Cardoso Guimarães, PhD (+10 others)
2018 Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology  
Purpose: This study aims at reporting the experience of a cancer hospital's multiprofessional team with surgery patients in performing cytoreductive surgeries associated with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy. Methods: It is a reporting about the experience of the multiprofessional team at AC Camargo Cancer Center's surgery center, which operates in cytoreductive surgeries with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, thus guaranteeing the surgery patient's safety. Results: No safety
more » ... eport for the surgery patient subjected to intraperitoneal hypothermic chemotherapy was found in the literature. Therefore, the surgery center's multiprofessional team's practice was based on standards for manipulating chemotherapeutic agents and for safely administering medication. A checklist was elaborated for cytoreductive surgeries with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy based on the surgery patient safety protocol and the institution's multiprofessional team's experience. Conclusions: From the multiprofessional team's experiences in cytoreductive surgeries with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, the importance of elaborating a checklist to promote the quality of assistance and guarantee patient safety during the entire intraoperative phase became evident.
doi:10.17265/2328-2150/2018.11.003 fatcat:pmwnwu2xzvf7hidfzx7moasb6a