Adverse event associated with a change in nonprescription syringe sale policy.

@article{Zaller2010AdverseEA,
  title={Adverse event associated with a change in nonprescription syringe sale policy.},
  author={Nickolas D. Zaller and Michael A. Yokell and Alexandra Jeronimo and Jeffrey P. Bratberg and Patricia Case and Josiah D. Rich},
  journal={Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA},
  year={2010},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={619-22}
}
OBJECTIVE To report and describe the possible correlation of a change in syringe sale policy at a community pharmacy with an adverse clinical outcome. SETTING Providence, RI, in summer 2009. PATIENT DESCRIPTION 27-year-old white woman with a long-standing history of chronic relapsing opiate addiction and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection. CASE SUMMARY The patient presented to the hospital emergency department with 5 days of severe diffuse pain… CONTINUE READING