ASHP Guidelines on the Safe Use of Automated Dispensing Devices

March 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;3/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p483
Academic Journal
The article reports on the guidelines set by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) on the safe use of automated dispensing devices in health systems in the U.S. It states that automated dispensing devices are being used in health systems for centralized filling of individual patient prescription and other purposes. It notes that when such devices are used inappropriately, compromises patient safety. Details regarding the requirements on the use of the system are included.


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