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Tim Vanderveen, PharmD, MS; May 2009
Hospitalized for an elective procedure, a patient is given heparin in an incorrect concentration—off by a factor of 100.
Vonfremd M, Ibanga I. ABC News.com. July 10, 2008.
Several infants in a neonatal unit at a Texas hospital received overdoses of heparin. Authorities are investigating whether the error contributed to the deaths of two infants.
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Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2005;40:556-557.
This monthly selection of medication error reports provides examples from the field of potential errors and helpful tips on how to avoid similar mistakes.