Subcutaneous immunoglobulin replacement therapy: Ensuring success

M. Elizabeth M. Younger, William Blouin, Carla Duff, Kristin Buehler Epland, Elyse Murphy, Debra Sedlak

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Subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIg) infusions are an option for patients requiring immunoglobulin therapy. Nurses are uniquely positioned to advocate for patients and to teach them how to successfully manage their infusions. The purpose of this review is to describe SCIg therapy and to provide teaching instructions as well as creative tips to ensure treatment success.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)70-79
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Infusion Nursing
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 13 2015


  • SCIg therapy
  • patient education
  • primary immunodeficiency disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)


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