Cardioplegia Compounding

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Kathleen Neves
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Cardioplegia Compounding

We used to order cardioplegia from CAPS pharmacy, but now we have to compound it in-house. It is a very comprehensive and time-consuming prep with seven additives. Any other hospitals compounding? How have you added efficiency without compromising safety to the process?