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Local product launch: Protective admixture tools
Every year, billions of steel needles that are sold in the healthcare market are not used on patients, but were instead used on a variety of drug admixture procedures. Drug Admixture, or more commonly known as “drug reconstitution” in the Philippines, is the “preparation of pharmaceutical product which requires the measured addition of a medication to a bag or bottle of IV fluid.” This process usually involves drug dilution, which is necessary to adjust the drug’s properties (i.e. tonicity, osmolarity, pH level) to that of the human blood.
50th ANSAP Annual Convention: Raising the Bar of Clinical Practice in the Philippines
As part of its continuous effort to mobilize nursing professionals across the country, the Association of Nursing Service Administrators of the Philippines, Inc. (ANSAP) held its 50th Annual Convention on March 17 at the Manila Hotel.
Embracing the Future: Society of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Philippines
The Society of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Philippines (SPCCMP) held its 13th annual convention on January 21 to 23 in Naga, Bicol. With the theme “Learning from the Past, Embracing the Future,” the convention is aimed at providing updates on pediatric and pediatric critical care practices. More than 500 healthcare practitioners attended the event, exceeding the expected attendance by more than a hundred.