Best Practices: Position and Guidance Documents of ASHP

Best Practices: Position and Guidance Documents of ASHP
© 2024, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists®, Inc.
Bruce Hawkins
ISBN-13: 978-1-58528-703-1
eISBN-13: 978-1-58528-704-8
Pharmacy/Pharmacology, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement


The most comprehensive set of quality guidelines available to the pharmacy profession.

ASHP positions and more than 80 ASHP guidance documents of varying scope that provide ongoing advice to practitioners and health systems to help improve the medication-use process, patient care and safety, and patient outcomes and quality of life.

  • • ASHP Statements
  • • ASHP Guidelines
  • • Technical Assistance Bulletins
  • • Therapeutic Position Statements
  • • Therapeutic Guidelines
  • • ASHP-Endorsed Documents

New or revised material in this edition includes:

  • • Revised Consensus Guidelines and Review: Therapeutic Monitoring of Vancomycin for Serious Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infections
  • • ASHP Guidelines on Preventing Diversion of Controlled Substances
  • • ASHP Guidelines on Medication-Use Evaluation
  • • ASHP Guidelines on Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee and the Formulary System
  • • ASHP-SIDP Joint Statement on the Pharmacist’s Role in Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • • ASHP Guidelines on Emergency Medicine Pharmacist Services
  • • ASHP Statement on Telehealth Pharmacy Practice
  • • ASHP Statement on Pharmacist’s Role in Clinical Pharmacogenomics
  • • ASHP Statement on Pharmacist Prescribing of Statins

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