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Subcutaneous Medications in Patients with Edematous Tissue: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: June 13, 2018
Project Number: RB1235-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of subcutaneously administered medications in patients with edema versus subcutaneously administered medications in patients without edema?
  2. What is the comparative clinical effectiveness of subcutaneously administered medications versus medications administered non-subcutaneously in patients with edema?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding subcutaneously administered medications for patients with edema?

Key Message

No relevant literature was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of subcutaneously administered medication in edematous tissue.