U.S. Compounding Pharmacy-Related Outbreaks, 2001-2013: Public Health and Patient Safety Lessons Learned.

@article{Shehab2015USCP,
  title={U.S. Compounding Pharmacy-Related Outbreaks, 2001-2013: Public Health and Patient Safety Lessons Learned.},
  author={Nadine Shehab and Megan Brown and Alexander J. Kallen and Joseph F. Perz},
  journal={Journal of patient safety},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVES Pharmacy-compounded sterile preparations (P-CSPs) are frequently relied upon in U.S. health care but are increasingly being linked to outbreaks of infections. We provide an updated overview of outbreak burden and characteristics, identify drivers of P-CSP demand, and discuss public health and patient safety lessons learned to help inform… CONTINUE READING