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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Newspaper/Magazine Article

ISMP Survey provides insights into preparation and admixture practices OUTSIDE the pharmacy.

ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. November 5, 2020; 25(22).

Mistakes in the intravenous medication preparation process can result in patient harm. This article summarizes the results of a national survey on preparation of sterile, injectable medications or infusions in the ambulatory setting. Safety issues documented include time pressures, lack of staff training, and unreliable adherence to standards.