Can't mix drugs?? - page 2

Our pharmacy recently decided that we can't mix drugs, meaning we can't mix pitocin, nubain, or any other "high risk" drug. This has caused a problem already where the physician orders a different... Read More

  1. by   unikuelady
    The only units in my facility allowed to mix their own medications is the ER ICU and the NICU. This is only allowed during the 8 hours at night when their is no pharmacist in house. When we do mix our own medications, we have to show our calculations, verified by min 2 RNs and documented.
  2. by   hogan4736
    Quote from shortstuff31117
    ...This has caused a problem already where the physician orders a different concentration than we have stocked in our fridge...
    why are docs ordering concentrations?

    that's solely a pharmacy thing

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