volume 50, issue 6, P922-928 2016
DOI: 10.1590/s0080-623420160000700007
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Abstract: ABSTRACT Objective:To verify the disposal of pharmaceutical waste performed in pediatric units. Method: A descriptive and observational study conducted in a university hospital. The convenience sample consisted of pharmaceuticals discarded during the study period. Handling and disposal during preparation and administration were observed. Data collection took place at pre-established times and was performed using a pre-validated instrument. Results: 356 drugs disposals were identified (35.1% in the clinic, 31.…

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