TITLE

Inventory management of compounded sterile preparation areas

AUTHOR(S)
Turaga, Prasad; Arrowood, Stephen; Brown III, Amos T.
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;9/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 17, p1581
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the authors discuss the inventory management system implemented at Duke University Hospital, which helped increase the cost-efficiency of intravenous (i.v.) drugs in the sterile preparations cleanroom (SPC). They mention the use of a two-bin system, bar-code scanning and a relational database. The authors also mention that this inventory system is at par with an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) statement.
ACCESSION #
65535884

 

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