Vindesine tragedy.

Abstract

A healthcare provider confused a syringe of I.V. vindesine (an investigational synthetic derivative of vinblastine, a naturally occurring vinca alkaloid) with a syringe of methylprednisolone, a synthetic corticosteroid for intrathecal injection. A 25-year-old woman receiving treatment for nonHodgkin’s lymphoma was given the I.V. vindesine intrathecally… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000347050.21740.8c

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