Keywords: adverse drug reaction (PubMed Search)
Posted: 12/25/2008 by Fermin Barrueto, MD
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Watch out for tradename and generic name's of medications.
They can get the patient and yourself into trouble:
Classic example is my own case: Insert a central line in a patient - subclavian - and shortly after completion am alerted the patient's INR is 25. No adverse outcome but when I reviewed the med list, I did not see coumadin or warfarin and assumed I was in the clear. Patient was on jantoven.
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