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Mask shortage straps pharmacists who need them to keep medicines pure.

Mask shortage straps pharmacists who need them to keep medicines pure. Jewett C, Lupkin S. Health Shots. National Public Radio. March 20, 2020.

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April 1, 2020
Jewett C, Lupkin S. National Public Radio. 2020.

Disruptions in medication compounding activities can impact safety. This news story discussed the shortage of protective masks for pharmacists and the potential unintended consequences that could result in medication-related harms. Targeted concerns include reducing sterile space for medication compounding and moving preparation to the patient bedside, which could expose the process to distractions.

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Mask shortage straps pharmacists who need them to keep medicines pure. Jewett C, Lupkin S. Health Shots. National Public Radio. March 20, 2020.

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