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Freedman DH. Newsweek Magazine. May 12, 2023.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. February 23, 2023;28(4):1-4; March 9, 2023:28(5):1-4.
A 38-year-old man with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on chronic hemodialysis was admitted for nonhealing, infected lower leg wounds and underwent a below-knee amputation. He suffered from postoperative pain at the operative stump and was treated for four days with regional nerve blocks, as well as gabapentin, intermittent intravenous hydromorphone (which was transitioned to oral oxycodone) and oral hydromorphone.