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Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:547-550, 554.
This monthly selection of medication error reports includes examples of errors due to drug labels and dosage as well as danger with look-alike, color-coded eye medications.
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Saul N. Weingart, MD, PhD; August 2006
In the office, a man with diabetes has high blood sugar, and the nurse practitioner orders insulin. After administration, she discovers that she has injected the insulin with a tuberculin syringe rather than an insulin syringe, resulting in a 10-fold overdose.