Drug & Equipment Conservation Strategies

The proposed strategies are suggestions for consideration and may not always represent best practice under ideal conditions. Local implementation will require consultation from users (i.e., front line staff, pharmacy, administrators) where risks, benefits and logistics are considered. Proposed strategies may not be appropriate for all institutions.

Strategies to minimize Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) usage by health care professionals in critical care during the COVID-19 pandemic

Strategies for Canadian hospitals to conserve drugs in low supply and mitigate drug shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic

Strategies for Canadian hospitals to facilitate intravenous drug administration in the event of an intravenous pump shortage during the COVID-19 pandemic

Updated April 29, 2020