In adding antibiotics to the dialysate, who is responsible or authorized to mix the antibiotics? Is it within the realm of practice for nurses to do this step or does it count as compounding and should it be done by the pharmacy?

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In adding antibiotics to the dialysate, who is responsible or authorized to mix the antibiotics? Is it within the realm of practice for nurses to do this step or does it count as compounding and should it be done by the pharmacy?

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In the UK we follow the policies for administering all antibiotics. The antibiotics are prescribed first then the nurses mix them and add to the dialysate. You need to follow your own policy as if it is an IV antibiotic

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