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                                                                    10 March 2008

       Now Available on CD: Baxa Corporation Exhibitor’s Theatre,
         The Pros and Cons of Standardized Parenteral Nutrition
                  from ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting

Colorado-based pharmacy products manufacturer, Baxa Corporation now has
a CD available of the presentation, 'The Pros and Cons of Standardized
Parenteral Nutrition” recorded live at the annual American Society of Health-
System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting in Las Vegas. Presenter
Gordon S. Sacks, PharmD, FCCP, BCNSP discusses the research related to
parenteral nutrition compounding and the recommendations for best practice.

Englewood, Colo. – Baxa Corporation now has a CD available of the presentation,
‘The Pros and Cons of Parenteral Nutrition’ from the annual American Society of
Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting held in Las Vegas this
past December. The presentation features PharmD Gordon S. Sacks, who covers the
current state of the practice and identifies the pharmacists’ role in the development of
a safe system for parenteral nutrition (PN).


The CD program provides pharmacy directors and managers with an overview of the
research that has been conducted on PN and discusses the difference between
standardized PN formulations and a standardized process for PN systems. The
program is intended to help pharmacies learn the safety issues surrounding the PN
process and enable them to build a standardized program for PN following current
industry recommendations for best practice. Participants who view the CD program,
and return the continuing education form, are eligible for one contact hour of CE credit
upon completion.


Presenter Gordon Sacks, PharmD, FCCP, BCNSP is Clinical Professor at the Schools
of Pharmacy and Medicine for the University of Wisconsin in Madison. He is a 2008
recipient of the Stanley Serlick Award for Safe Practices in Parenteral Nutrition – an
annual award to individuals or programs that promote safe practices in parenteral
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nutrition – which was presented at the February meeting of the American Society for
Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) in Chicago, Illinois.


The parenteral nutrition program was recorded live during the Baxa-sponsored
Exhibitor’s Theatre at ASHP. The Society is a 30,000-member national organization
representing pharmacists practicing in hospitals, homecare, HMOs and alternate-site
facilities. ASHP holds two annual meetings for members and industry representatives
offering educational programming and exhibits that help health-system pharmacists
improve their professional standards and make the best use of medicines and
technology for patient safety and improved outcomes.


To receive a complimentary copy of the CD, submit your name, title, organization
affiliation and mailing address information to: marketing@baxa.com or call
800.567.BAXA (2292).


About Baxa Corporation
Baxa, a customer-focused medical device company, provides innovative,
solution-based technologies for medication handling and delivery. Its systems
and devices promote the safe and efficient preparation, handling, packaging,
and administration of medications. Key products include the PadLock® Set
Saver, Rapid-Fill™ Automated Syringe Fillers, Exacta-Med® Oral Dispensers,
MicroFuse® Syringe Infusers, Repeater™ Pharmacy Pumps, and Exacta-Mix™
and MicroMacro™ Multi-Source Automated Compounders; used worldwide in
hospitals and healthcare facilities. Privately held, Baxa Corporation has
subsidiaries and sales offices in Canada and the United Kingdom; direct
representation in Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg,
The Netherlands and Switzerland; and distribution partners worldwide. Further
information is available at www.baxa.com.

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Contact:
Marian Robinson, Vice President, Marketing
Baxa Corporation: 800.567.2292 ext. 2157 or 303.617.2157
Email: marian.robinson@baxa.com
Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR
Absolutely Public Relations: 303.984.9801 or 303.669.3558
Email: maggie@absolutelypr.com