How to reduce drug loss and costs in operating rooms.
- At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
- Type: Poster
- By: KEREKESH, Sigal (Barzilai Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel)
- Co-author(s): Lustig, Ahuva (Barzilai Medical Center, ASHKELON, Israel)
Rubanov, Oliana (Barzilai Medical Center, ASHKELON, Israel)
Purpose: Main advantages of pharmacy controlled IV preparations (CIVAS) are reduced contaminations, expenditures and human errors. Today, IV preparations by physicians in OR are based on axioms as: opened injections can’t be used for different patients and operations, purchased drugs have standard dosages, quantity of drug used is unpredictable .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.