Safety in the circuit of cytotoxic drug: contributions to the evaluation of hospital reality in portugal
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: SANTOS, Joana (Escola Superior de Tecnologias da Saúde do Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Student of Advice and Information in Pharmacy Masters, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Joaquim, J. (Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde do Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal)
Nascimento, A. (Escola Superior de Tecnologias da Saúde do Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal)
Cruz, A. (Centro de Investigação em Saúde e Ambiente, ESTSP/IPP, Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal)
The cytotoxic drugs are characterized by their high toxicity. Therefore, there is great concern regarding the handling of this type of medication, due to occupational risks that the involved pharmacy professionals can be exposed to.
The purpose of this study was to analyze the reality of hospital pharmacies regarding the The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.