Literature

Aseptic Enclosures – Literature

Sterile Compounding: A Guide for Community Pharmacists

After reading this article you will: understand the principles of sterile compounding understand the requirements for sterile compounding understand the principles of operation of a laminar airflow hood Introduction Health care is increasingly moving into the home setting, creating new challenges for pharmacists. Pharmacists may be asked to fill prescriptions for intravenous solutions, and prepare …

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Sterile Techniques

Sterile Techniques and Role of Pharmacists and Technicians to Reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections

Sterile techniques can be defined as a set of specific work practices and procedures performed under carefully controlled conditions with the goal of minimizing the introduction of contamination. USP Chapter <797> emphasizes the important role that compounding personnel play—especially through aseptic technique or how they use their hands—in preventing inadvertent contamination of CSPs during preparation.The …

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