Compounding Sterile Preparations

Compounding Sterile Preparations
  • 3rd Ed.
  • 2009
  • © American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • E. Clyde Buchanan M.S., FASHP; Philip J. Schneider M.S., FASHP
  • 1-58528-179-4 / 978-1-58528-179-4
  • Pharmacy/Pharmacology


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Ensure patient safety with this comprehensive review of the fundamentals of preparing sterile products in hospital, home care, and community pharmacy settings. The third edition is a complete revision and update of this popular reference/textbook and incorporates the latest revisions to USP Chapter 797. You'll review the compounding process step-by-step, learn quality assurance methods for process validation and end-product evaluation, and fine-tune your knowledge on all aspects of the dispensing process. New chapters to this edition include: gap analysis and action plans; safe use of automatic compounding devices; cleaning and disinfecting; radiopharmaceuticals as compounded sterile preparations; and, allergen extracts as compounded sterile preparations.


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"This an excellent book to have on hand in any operational IV room and a definite must have for any pharmacy that is preparing to open a USP 797 compliant IV room. This third edition is needed now that the final revision of USP 797 guidelines has been published."

-- Nancy Makem, Pharm D (Nazareth Hospital) Doody's Review

"This is a perfect addition to any hospital pharmacy library or medical center's library. A great book."

-- Laila Elkadi, BSc Pharm, MBA (Temple University Health System - Northeastern Hospital)



This book is intended for use in colleges of pharmacy, pharmacy departments, and pharmacy technician training programs. It is a valuable resource, especially for any director of pharmacy or IV room coordinator who is preparing to open a new clean room.


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