Legislation/Regulation
Organizational Policy/Guidelines

ISMP Guidelines for Safe Preparation of Compounded Sterile Preparations.

Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2016.

This updated report describes best practices to ensure safety when preparing sterile compounds, including pharmacist verification of orders entered into computerized provider order entry systems. The guidelines emphasize the role of technologies such as barcoding and robotic image recognition as approaches to enhance safety.