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Note: The content of this book reflects the 2008 version USP Chapter <797> and 2016 version of USP Chapter <800>.
An in-depth guide to all aspects of aseptic compounding work, including proper hand techniques and maintenance of sterile supplies and equipment, Aseptic Compounding Technique: Learning & Mastering the Ritual is designed to enhance the learning process for pharmacists and technicians at all levels of experience.
Written by Zachary T. Jordan, CPhT, Chairperson, Pharmacy Technology, Asheville-Buncombe Tech Community College, this hands-on textbook draws on his 11 years of experience in the field and the classroom to teach critical aseptic compounding practices and procedures in the most easy-to-follow and memorable way.
A valuable teaching tool, designed to advance and reinforce the learning process:
•Step-by-step format clearly illustrated with drawings and photographs
•Progressively organized, starting with essential techniques, ending with the most complex
•Based on safety standards and procedures, in accordance with 2008 version USP Chapter <797> and 2016 version of USP Chapter <800>
•Chapter subsections on background information, supplies, calculations, and other essential considerations
•Mini-cases provide clinical scenarios and guidance for meeting unexpected situations
•Laboratory components in each chapter
“The book covers the gamut of sterile compounding from mastering hand technique through the use of specific types of intravenous preparations.”
(Lawrence P Carey, BS, PharmD, Doody's Review Service, 2018)