Automated Intravenous Preparation: Robots for the Pharmacy

Fox, Brent I.; Felkey, Bill G.
March 2009
Hospital Pharmacy;Mar2009, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p255
Academic Journal
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.


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