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Related article: ECRH III-18. MEDICATION GUIDELINES FOR HIGH RISK DRUGS" The following guidelines, reviewed by the ECRH Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee have been established by the hospital to ensure safe administration of high risk drugs. Chemotherapeutic Agents Use body surface area and patient-specific information for ordering. Standardize dosing and administration per manufacturer recommendations. Establish dose limits. Require 2 independent verifications of all chemo orders. . No verbal orders. Use hazard labels to identify Pharmacy storage locations. Dopamine and Dobutamine Purchase commercially- prepared premixes with differentiated labeling to avoid look-alikes. Use preprinted standardized dose chart. Heparin Standardize heparin solutions by using commercially available pre-mixed Diazepam Dog 10mg products. Standardize administration procedures. Standardize dosing using weight-based protocols. Do not use "u" for "units." Separate heparin, insulin and other medications measured in units. Purchase products that are well-labeled. Insulin Do not use the abbreviations "u" for "units." It can bemisread as a zero, resulting in a 10-fold overdose. Store insulin and heparin separately to avoid mix-ups. Require two independent dose checks on all insulin orders. Magnesium Intravenous Do not use abbreviations for morphine and magnesium. . Employ independent double-checks of all calculations,dose preparations, and pump settings. Narcotics and Opiates Label medications by generic name as well as brand name. Employ independent double checks of drug, dose, pump setting and line placement for PCA and epidural drugs. Use standardized concentrations of I.V. solutions. . All patients receiving opiates should be screened for allergies. Ensure that naloxone or an equivalent is available/accessible in areas where narcotics are administered. Use liquid adapters and disposable syringes to insure dosing accuracy. Concentrated Electrolytes (Potassium. TPN) Remove all Potassium vials from patient care areas and after hours cabinet Standardize terminology. Do not use the term "bolus" when ordering potassium. Carefully follow Diazepam Dog 10mg established dosing and administration protocols Use commercially- prepared premixes available in critical care areas. Require two independent dose checks on all potassium IV orders. Investigational Drugs Refer to Pharmacy Manual procedure Psychotropics (NGAs & SSRIs) Use dosage within established Maximum Recommended Daily Dosage.(MRDD) Dosages above MRDD must be approved by the Clinical Director. Dispense as unit dose. Lithium Citrate Solution Use dosage within established Maximum Recommended Daily Dosage.(MRDD) Dosages above MRDD must be approved by the Clinical Director. Use liquid adapters and disposable syringes to insure dosing accuracy. Liquid Medications Use liquid adapters and disposable syringes to insure dosing accuracy for liquid medications with non consistant dosing (i.e.3.33ml rather than 5ml or 4ml dosing).
 

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