Deaths from contaminated methylprednisolone highlight failures of compounding pharmacies: less hospital access to outside vendors and more visits from state pharmacy boards.

@article{Barlas2013DeathsFC,
  title={Deaths from contaminated methylprednisolone highlight failures of compounding pharmacies: less hospital access to outside vendors and more visits from state pharmacy boards.},
  author={Stephen Barlas},
  journal={P & T : a peer-reviewed journal for formulary management},
  year={2013},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={27-57}
}
  • Stephen Barlas
  • Published 2013 in
    P & T : a peer-reviewed journal for formulary…
On April 11, 2011, Lisa Cornett, an inspector for the Colorado Board of Pharmacy, wrote a special memo to the board detailing her inspection of the Sky Ridge Medical Center pharmacy in Lone Tree, Colorado, 7 days earlier. She had found 15 vials of methacholine (y) phenol solution (e.g., Provocholine Kit) 5 x 5 mL (used to diagnose bronchial conditions), all… CONTINUE READING