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  1. Kirmse, Jane MSN, RN, CNS


Intravenous immunoglobulin is a valuable therapeutic agent for many patients with primary immune deficiency disorders and for some with secondary immunodeficiency, and its use has expanded to other areas such as neurologic, hematologic, and infectious disorders. Nurses administer the majority of immunoglobulin. This article discusses indications for various immunoglobulin products available, potential adverse reactions, routes of administration, and the important role of the nurse in the administration of immunoglobulin.