Strategy to Eliminate Pethidine Use in Hospitals

@article{Macpherson2008StrategyTE,
  title={Strategy to Eliminate Pethidine Use in Hospitals},
  author={R. Macpherson and M. Duguid},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research},
  year={2008},
  volume={38}
}
  • R. Macpherson, M. Duguid
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research
  • 88 Strategy to Eliminate Pethidine Use in Hospitals Has anybody at some stage in their career been confronted by an individual, in pain, armed with a list of manifold drug allergies, seeking pethidine? Iatrogenic dependence is one of the problems associated with pethidine and its continuing use is coming under increased scrutiny. Pethidine has been successfully removed in its entirety from our hospital and we wish to report the process, so that it can be applied to other institutions seeking to… CONTINUE READING

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