Compounding Sterile Preparations
- 3rd Ed.
- © 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
DescriptionEnsure 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.
Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials
"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.