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Risks of preparation and dispensing

Risks of preparation and dispensing

Cytotoxic drug preparation poses the greatest risk of occupational exposure to workers. With adequate precautions, contamination of personnel and the work environment has been shown to be reduced.

Education and training is crucial in ensuring that risk control measures and safe work procedures and practices are developed, understood, implemented, maintained, monitored and reviewed.

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Essentials of Good Pharmacy Practice: The Basics

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