By Caryn Dellamorte Bing, RPh, MS, FASHP and Anna Nowobilski-Vasilios, Pharm.D., MBA, FASHP, CNSC, BCNSP
2013; 315 pages; softbound
P3408; ISBN: 978-1-58528-340-8 9781585283408
When caring for patients, medication stability should be the least of your worries.
Extended Stability for Parenteral Drugs, Fifth Edition, is the indispensable go-to reference for anyone working in alternate site infusion or preparing sterile compounds. This new edition will help you safely extend beyond-use dating of parenteral medications to minimize waste and reduce costs.
What's New in This Edition?
- 160 updated monographs, including 10 new to this edition:
- Ceftaroline fosamil
- Coagulation Factor XIII
- Ethanol lock
- Ziconotide acetate
- 24 parenteral nutrition monographs include additional considerations for calcium and phosphate solubility.
- Monograph updates include revisions to several container types and new information for elastometric infusion device brands.
The Applying Stability Data in Patient Care section now includes a nursing perspective, a primer on the types of vascular access devices used in medication administration, and important considerations for pH, osmolality, concentration, and administration devices.
With expanded tables and enhanced references, Extended Stability for Parenteral Drugs, Fifth Edition, is the only publication that brings key stability data on the most commonly used IV solutions, medications, and administration devices, together in one convenient, easy-to-use guide.
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