The percentage of respondents reporting adverse patient outcomes related to shortages
increased from 2011 to 2016 (51% vs.
Finally, in a study of the impact of an intravenous trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole shortage
on treatment outcomes with Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia, Dilworth and colleagues found that more patients experienced treatment failure, worsening clinical status, and had slightly longer length of stay during the shortage
as compared to the pre-shortage
There is no shortage
of Tupperware or Rubbermaid bins or compressible
The empirical work of Haskel & Martin (1993a) treated the CBI (5) skills shortage
as an indicator, a proxy for the average duration of vacancies of skilled labor &Stevens (1994) uses the same indicator as a proxy for the marginal cost of recruiting skilled labor.
The complex issue of drug shortages
continues to be a high priority for the FDA, and early notification is a critical tool that helps mitigate or prevent looming shortages
," said Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER).
In the law, Congress provided FDA with authorities to combat shortages
of drug products in the United States and imposed requirements on manufacturers regarding early notification to FDA of issues that could lead to a potential shortage
or disruption in supply of a product.
ASH continued its advocacy as Congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle developed the drug shortage
provisions in the FDA Safety and Innovation Act of 2012 and, in a rare showing of bipartisanship, brought this legislation to life.
Not only does our bill go beyond what the president outlined today, but it will encase in law a common-sense approach to dealing with drugs that are heading toward shortage
Sure there were the oil embargoes in the 70's, but those were due to political reasons not a real shortage
The cause of the drug shortage
is multifactorial but starts with the pharmaceutical manufacturers (Tobin, 2011).
Ninety percent of hospitals experienced a drug shortage
in the last half of 2010, and 80% said that the shortages
had resulted in a delay or cancellation of a patient intervention as a result, according to a survey conducted by Premier Inc.
The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare together with employers, labour officials, representatives of government and other stakeholders need to identify and address the shortage
and development of professional skills in the country.