TITLE

Automated Intravenous Preparation: Robots for the Pharmacy

AUTHOR(S)
Fox, Brent I.; Felkey, Bill G.
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Hospital Pharmacy;Mar2009, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p255
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This month we address an emerging technology that we believe will one day be as common as automated dispensing cabinets. Automated, robotic intravenous preparation is not as new to the area of pharmacy as many may think. Recently, United States Pharmacopeia <797> regulations prompted serious consideration and evaluation of this technology by many pharmacy departments. This article provides an overview of the vendors,: their products, and other considerations for your due diligence.
ACCESSION #
37133398

 

Related Articles

  • A Virtual Clean Room to Teach USP 797 Regulations for Intravenous Medications. Patel, Sheetal; Vincent, Ashley H.; Abel, Steven R.; Jacobs, Carolyn M.; Dunlop, Steven R.; Seibert, Megan // American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education;Jan2011, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p1 

    Objective. To provide a virtual environment for pharmacy students to learn United States Pharmacopeia Chapter 797 (USP 797) requirements, while recognizing the role of pharmacists in the safe use of intravenous (IV) medications. Design. A virtual laboratory was created that included stations for...

  • Uniformity of Dosage Units Using Large Sample Sizes. Holt, ΙΈ; Horvat, M. // Pharmaceutical Technology Europe;Dec2012, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p31 

    The article reports on the recent development in analytical technology that has made fast determination of unit content in dosage units from batch during production to improve quality of product. It states that batch quality should comply with drug specification criteria, such as European...

  • New USP chapter addresses physical environment for safe medication use. Thompson, Cheryl A. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;6/1/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p866 

    The article focuses on the efforts of the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) to promote safe medication use. It mentions that the USP has introduced new chapter 1066 called the "Physical Environments That Promote Safe Medication Use," deals with the preparation, administration and distribution...

  • USP fellows announced.  // Pharmaceutical Technology;Jul2005, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p66 

    The article focuses on the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) which has announced the six awardees of its 2005-2006 fellowship program. USP fellows begin work in June, and they typically conduct research in various focus areas. These areas include chemical analysis of botanical dietary...

  • One month later ... Effects of storage on compounded doxycycline.  // Veterinary Medicine;Jun2014, Vol. 109 Issue 6, p184 

    The article offers information on a study conducted to test whether doxycycline suspension made from doxycycline tablets maintain the appropriate concentration after storage for four weeks. It remained in reference standard for the first week, but the levels decreased by 20 percent in second...

  • ISMP Medication Error Report Analysis. Cohen, Michael R.; Smetzer, Judy L. // Hospital Pharmacy;Mar2009, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p210 

    These medication errors have occurred in health care facilities at least once. They will happen again--perhaps where you work. Through education and alertness of personnel and procedural safeguards, they can be avoided. You should consider publishing accounts of errors in your newsletters and/or...

  • Ronald Piervincenzi, CEO. Piervincenzi, Ronald // Chain Drug Review;1/4/2016, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p138 

    The author offers his perspectives on the outlook of the pharmacy industry for 2016. Topics discussed include factors that allowed the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) to leverage its expertise to influence the policy and positively impact public health in 2015, challenges facing the dietary...

  • Pharmacy compounding of high-risk level products and patient safety. Mullarkey, Tamira // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;9/2/2009, Vol. 66 Issue S5, pS4 

    Purpose. Issues surrounding pharmacy compounding as well as patient safety concerns surrounding compounding of high-risk level products are discussed. Summary. The practice of traditional pharmacy compounding is an established activity of pharmacists that serves a vital function to meet the...

  • The Art and Science of Compounding: Where Are We Now, and How Did We Get Here? Petersen, Carol // Townsend Letter;Aug/Sep2014, Issue 373/374, p18 

    The article discusses the evolution of pharmacy and drug compounding in the U.S. Topics discussed the establishment of the U.S. Pharmacopoeia (USP) in 1820, the emergence of the concept of a clinical pharmacy in the 1960s, and the revival of the practice of compounding with the help of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics