Hazardous Drugs: Legislative and Regulatory Efforts to Improve Safe Handling

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Several organizations have safety guidelines regarding handling of hazardous drugs. That said, only Washington and California have enforceable laws that regulate these practices. This article shares the experiences of three states-Washington, Michigan, and North Carolina-in advancing legislative and regulatory efforts. It also offers guidance to nurses seeking to improve the way hazardous drugs are handled and how and where to begin.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Walton, AL; Eisenberg, S; Friese, CR

Published Date

  • April 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 254 - 256

PubMed ID

  • 28315540

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC5534163

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-067X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1092-1095

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1188/17.cjon.254-256


  • eng