Month: February 2014

Evaluation of compounding accuracy and aseptic techniques for intravenous admixtures.

Intravenous admixtures containing potassium collected from three hospital pharmacies were analyzed for compounding accuracy, sterility and pyrogenicity. The study was performed in two stages. During stage I, pharmacists and technicians were not informed of the study, but during stage II they were informed. In each stage 10 samples were collected from each person in the …

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A Practical to Aseptic Technique Verification: Policies and Procedures that Meet USP Chapter Requirements.

ENSURING THAT PERSONNEL MAINTAIN GOOD ASEPTIC TECHNIQUE DURING all phases of the compounding process is critical to the sterility of the final CSPs (compounded sterile preparations). Good aseptic technique requires that personnel be properly trained through a didactic review of the principles of contamination control, and that they successfully demonstrate knowledge and skill through written and …

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