unit-dose system

unit-dose system

a system of drug distribution in which a portable cart containing a drawer for each patient's medications is prepared by the hospital pharmacy with a 24-hour supply of the medications.
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And he sees one of its newest products, a unit-dose system called Memory Pac, as having an equal, if not greater, potential economic and patient safety impact.
Before automation, North Adams' nurses relied on a traditional hospital unit-dose system with a 24-hour cart exchange.
Compliance packaging, including senior-friendly, child-resistant, and unit-dose systems
Systems vary from the traditional prescription vial to unit-dose systems to more sophisticated systems that, for example, package all morning medications in one package.