How Texas Hospitals are Battling the Drug Shortage Crisis
Texas Hospital Association. (2019). How Texas Hospitals are Battling the Drug Shortage Crisis.
This article includes shortage management strategies shared by pharmacy directors from hospitals in Texas. These strategies include: holding a weekly, multidisciplinary drug shortage meeting; drawing IV fluids and opioids into syringes to use the smallest amounts possible; and ensuring that providers are conscientious about their use of IV fluids and opioids.