Frequency of medication errors with intravenous acetylcysteine for acetaminophen overdose.

@article{Hayes2008FrequencyOM,
  title={Frequency of medication errors with intravenous acetylcysteine for acetaminophen overdose.},
  author={Bryan D Hayes and Wendy Klein-Schwartz and Suzanne Doyon},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={42 6},
  pages={766-70}
}
BACKGROUND Acetadote, an intravenous preparation of acetylcysteine, became commercially available in the US in June 2004 for the treatment of acetaminophen poisoning. The dosing regimen is complex, consisting of a loading dose followed by 2 maintenance doses, each with different infusion rates. OBJECTIVE To analyze the frequency of medication errors related to the complex dosing regimen for intravenous acetylcysteine. METHODS A retrospective chart review of a regional poison center's… CONTINUE READING
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