Download in electronic PDF format for $25



Search the Complete Journal Archives

Root Cause Analysis, Part 2: Sterile Compounding

Author(s):  Cabaleiro Joe,Jackson Kathleen

Issue:  Mar/Apr 2016 - Volume 20, Number 2
View All Articles in Issue

Abstract:  When an adverse event or near miss occurs in a pharmacy, eliminating the root cause to prevent recurrence is critically important. Addressing the root cause of the problem reduces the recurrence of putting patients and the pharmacy at risk. This article proposes a method for performing Root Cause Analysis applicable to sterile compounding.

Related Keywords: Joe Cabaleiro, RPh, FACA, Kathleen Jackson, RPh, FIACP, compounded sterile preparations, environmental contamination, drug safety, root cause analysis, adverse events, sterility testing, pharmacy staff training, United States Pharmacopeia, USP, pharmacy standards, case study, standard operating procedures, product recall

Related Categories: ENVIRONMENTAL , STERILE PREPARATIONS, QUALITY CONTROL, UNITED STATES PHARMACOPEIA CONVENTIONS

Printer-Friendly Version

Related Articles from IJPC
Title (Click for Abstract / Details) Author Issue Page View/Buy
Root Cause Analysis, Part 2: Sterile Compounding Cabaleiro Joe, Jackson Kathleen Mar/Apr 2016 99-104 Buy
Root Cause Analysis, Part 1: Nonsterile Compounding Cabaleiro Joe, Jackson Kathleen Nov/Dec 2015 465-469 Buy
Microbiologic Testing for 503A Sterile-Compounding Pharmacies Mixon William, Roth Abby May/Jun 2017 193-203 Buy
Quality Control Analytical Methods: End-preparation Assessments and Tests for Compounded Sterile Preparations McElhiney Linda F Jul/Aug 2013 307-311 Buy
Basics of Compounding: Considerations for Implementing United States Pharmacopeia Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding--Sterile Preparations, Part 14: Environmental Quality and Control (Continued) Okeke Claudia C, Allen Loyd V Jr Jul/Aug 2009 322-329 Buy
Basics of Compounding: Considerations for Implementing USP Chapter <797> Pharmacy Compounding -- Sterile Preparations, Part 20: Patient or Caregiver Training, Patient Monitoring and Adverse Events Reporting, and Quality-Assurance Program Okeke Claudia C, Allen Loyd V Jr Jul/Aug 2010 328-331 Buy
New England Compounding Center Indictment Cabaleiro Joe Mar/Apr 2015 94-102 Buy
Considerations for Implementing United States Pharmacopeia Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding--Sterile Preparations, Part 3: Risk Levels Allen Loyd V Jr, Okeke Claudia C Sep/Oct 2007 404-410 Buy
Basics of Compounding: Considerations for Implementing United States Pharmacopeia Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding--Sterile Preparations, Part 5: Verification of Accuracy, Sterility, and Sterilization of Compounded Preparations Allen Loyd V Jr, Okeke Claudia C Jan/Feb 2008 54-60 Buy
Basics of Compounding: Application of the United States Pharmacopeia Bacterial Endotoxins Test to Compounded Sterile Preparations Dawson Michael F Jan/Feb 2006 36-39 Buy