Journal Article

Evaluation of parenteral nutrition errors in an era of drug shortages.

Storey MA; Weber RJ; Besco K; Beatty S; Aizawa K; Mirtallo JM.

Parenteral nutrition (PN) can result in patient harm if prepared or administered improperly. Recent shortages of PN ingredients have forced pharmacies to deviate from guidelines for safe PN preparation, but this study found that the incidence of errors has not increased.