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Search results for "Anticoagulants"
Journal Article > Study
Medication-error alerts for warfarin orders detected by a bar-code-assisted medication administration system.
Fitzhenry F, Doran J, Lobo B, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011;68:434-441.
The vast majority of warnings about warfarin (a commonly prescribed anticoagulant) generated by a bar-code medication administration system were clinically insignificant.
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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.
Grant M. AARP The Magazine. September/October 2010;53:48-51,90-91.
Davies T. Washington Post. September 22, 2006.
This article reports on the deaths of three infants from heparin overdoses and describes how the hospital community has responded to the errors.