Guidelines for the safe handling of hazardous drugs: Consensus recommendations

Chaffee, Bruce W.; Armitstead, John A.; Benjamin, Bona E.; Cotugno, Michael C.; Forrey, Ryan A.; Hintzen, Barbara L.; Pfeiffenberger, Trista; Stevenson, James G.
September 2010
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;9/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 18, p1545
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the consensus guidelines for the safe handling of hazardous drugs by employees. It states that a work group was formed from the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) Pharmacy Council in 2008. It compiled policies regarding and lists of hazardous drugs from various organizations including the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and hospitals. The final document was prepared after a consensus classification of drugs and drug classes was reached.


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