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Safe aseptic preparation in the pharmacy and on the ward
  1. Paul Le Brun1,
  2. Sylva Klovrzova2
  1. 1Central Hospital Pharmacy, The Hague, The Netherlands
  2. 2Department of Hospital Pharmacy, University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic
  1. Correspondence toDr P Le Brun, Central Hospital Pharmacy, PO Box 43100, The Hague, 2504 AC, 2504 AC, The Netherlands; p.lebrun{at}


Injectable medicines are prepared prior to use on the wards and in the pharmacy. In this article, we describe how to organise this process. A risk based approach is suggested to direct the aseptic preparation policy in a hospital. Examples from the Czech Republic and The Netherlands are used.

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