Nurse-led education

Escalating observations and prompting an intervention – why speed is important

Michelle Kenyon, Post-BMT Clinical Nurse Specialist at King’s College Hospital, on escalating observations, prompting interventions, and why speed is so vital when it comes to identifying VOD.

Topics:

Diagnosis and severity grading Risk assessment and monitoring

ADVERSE EVENTS REPORTING

Adverse events should be reported. Reporting forms and information for the UK can be found at: https://yellowcard.mhra.gov.uk/

For Ireland, reporting forms and information can be found at: www.hpra.ie

Adverse events should also be reported to Jazz Pharmaceuticals at: AEreporting@jazzpharma.com

Defitelio® is indicated for the treatment of severe hepatic veno-occlusive disease (VOD) also known as sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (SOS) in haematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT) therapy. It is indicated in adults and in adolescents, children and infants over 1 month of age.