Most respondents (83%) reported that guidelines for dealing with shortages
had been developed by an antimicrobial stewardship program (ASP) at their institution.
9,10) Without the diligence and pre-emptive activity by our ASP, the impact of the piperacillin-tazobactam shortage
on meropenem use at this institution may have been more drastic.
Neither is there any shortage
of any kind of jam, be it fruit or
By corresponding to their responses to these separate questions the study was able to gain valuable insights in to firms' sensitivity of skills shortage
Early notification from manufacturers about possible shortages
, as requested in the President's Executive Order 13588 of October 31, 2011, and then codified into law in FDASIA, has enabled the FDA to work with manufacturers to restore production of many lifesaving therapies.
Members of the Drug Shortage
Workgroup of the Federal Advisory Council for the Elimination of Tuberculosis.
While the final FDA Safety and Innovation Act does not include biological products in the advanced notification requirements in its drug shortage
provisions, it authorizes the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to apply these requirements to biological products including plasma protein therapies and their recombinant analogs by regulation if it would benefit public health.
President Obama issued an executive order calling ion manufacturers to be more proactive in reporting pharmaceutical shortages
to the Food and Drug Administration.
It doesn't seem to be so clear cut with the drug shortage
The drug shortage
has caused treatment delays, compromises, and unknown clinical outcomes for patients (Shaw, 2011; Tobin, 2011).
The propofol shortage
began in the fall of 2009, when two manufacturers halted distribution because manufacturing problems, the FDA reports on a website devoted to the propofol shortage
Everyone's sentiment is that this country has a serious shortage
of skills but up until now, nobody has ever really come out and identified and listed the skills that are needed in Namibia.