This is considered to be the foundation book for extended stability. Assessment This book is very useful for those who work in home infusion practices or any pharmacy venue where stability data needs to be extended. This book serves as a nice supplement and addition to other books in any sterile products pharmacy's library. This information is not a substitute for the official product literature. The Paren- teral Nutrition chapter includes updates to five nutrition monographs and additional considera- tions for calcium and phosphate solubility. Admixtures of Erythromycin Lactobionate and Gluceptate have decreased stability in acidic solutions such as D5W. She is a Rho Chi Scholar and Fellow of the Amer- ican Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Many of the monographs are referenced by well known sources. Maryland: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; 2013. Instead, the reference is always given in the main text as the author's name and date of publication, and where a direct quotation is used the page number should also be given. Regulators, pharmacy boards and the public at large are aware of the issues and call on pharmacists to employ diligence and professionalism in this area of work. Used in standard therapy and causes a lot of problems for the patient. Director, Acquisitions and Product Development: Jack Bruggeman Editorial Project Manager: Ruth Bloom Project Editor: Johnna Hershey Cover and Page Design: David Wade 2013, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, Inc.
Caryn has been Editor of Extended Sta- bility for Parenteral Drugs since its inception. Extended stability for parenteral drugs, 4th ed. She has published a number of articles and book chapters, and has presented at many state and national meetings. The practices and integrity of pharmacists and others who compound sterile preparations have been under great scrutiny in recent years. Bing is Editor of Extended Stability of Parenteral Drugs.
This new edition will help you safely extend beyond-use dating of parenteral medications to minimize waste and reduce costs. This has been a complicating factor in the care of patients being treated at home. Admixed in D5W which has a brown color. The first time you reference a publication, you would give a footnote reference, for example:. Growth in the subacute care component of long-term care pharmacy continues to contribute to the increased use of infusion products outside the hospital setting. The home infusion industry experienced tremendous change in the later part of the 1990s.
They spent many hours on what some might consider minutia but this team considers essential. Increased awareness in the lay public, boards of pharmacy, and Federal regulators further presses us to employ the diligence and professionalism with which we are entrusted to protect the public. The Applying Stability Data in Patient Care section now includes a nursing perspective, a primer on the types of vascular access devices used in medication administration, and important considerations for pH, osmolality, concentration, and administration devices. The Applying Stability Data in Patient Care section now includes a nursing perspective, a primer on the types of vascular access devices used in medication administration, and important considerations for pH, osmolality, concentration, and administration devices. Anna has delivered numerous presentations and has published articles on the subjects of home infusion therapy, specialty pharmacy, nutrition support, new drug approvals, and interdisciplinary collaboration.
There is also a section on pediatrics in the introduction chapter including a table with special considerations. Her experience includes over 30 years in pharmacy and over 25 years in home infusion and specialty pharmacy services. The list of monographs selected includes most of the anti-infective medicines and other parenteral drugs for which useful extended stability data are available. The information presented herein reflects the opinions of the contributors and advisors. Excellent Quality,fast shipping Service and customer satisfaction guaranteed! They cite the majority of extended stability data available at the time of publication.
Luke's Medical Center in Chicago. Which style should you use? This fourth edition contains 22 additional drug stability monographs; pH data, where available, has been added. Caryn has been Editor of Extended Stability for Parenteral Drugs since its inception. When caring for patients, medication stability should be the least of your worries. A few drugs are not compatible with saline or heparini- zed saline; in these cases, flushing with an alternative compatible solution, such as D5W, may be necessary.
Practitioners should maintain current drug reference resources as well as the most current edition of a comprehen- sive reference on drug stability and compatibility. The book's strength is the number of anti-infectives covered, as that constitutes a large proportion of products that require extended-use data. She is the author of the Home Infusion Chapter in the 22nd edition of Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy and has been a contributing writer to each edition of Extended Stability for Parenteral Drugs. When a drug is incompatible with heparinized saline i. We welcome your suggestions and pledge to review all resource material made available for future editions of this compendium. A citation consists of an abbreviated alphanumeric expression e.