Inventory management of compounded sterile preparation areas

Turaga, Prasad; Arrowood, Stephen; Brown III, Amos T.
September 2011
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;9/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 17, p1581
Academic Journal
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.


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