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Evaluation of a hospital controlled substances distribution system.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  239595     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The distribution and control system for controlled drugs at a 500-bed hospital was evaluated. The time requirements of the system for pharmacy and nursing, the drug control procedures used, and the income and expenses of the system were evaluated. It was concluded that the system appears to offer full accountability, but it makes a heavy time demand on pharmacy and nursing. Time requirements could be reduced through a computerized system or by use of a certificate of disposition form that incorporates a charge voucher.
J J Prosnick
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of hospital pharmacy     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0002-9289     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Hosp Pharm     Publication Date:  1975 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-10-21     Completed Date:  1975-10-21     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370474     Medline TA:  Am J Hosp Pharm     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  606-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Costs and Cost Analysis
Drug Therapy / adverse effects
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Medication Systems, Hospital*
Pharmacy Administration
Time Factors
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Barbiturates; 0/Central Nervous System Stimulants; 0/Narcotics

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