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6 week old infant administered bath wash instead of medicine

A nurse mistakenly gave a grandmother Invacare (a bath wash) instead of Infacol to administer to a 6 week old baby girl. The girl was being treated for a lung infection. The baby suffered from vomiting after the grandmother gave her Invacare. The hospital admitted error but claimed the Invacare did no real damage.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by BBC News UK Edition

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  • Infacol

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About: 6 week old infant administered bath wash instead of medicine

Date: 14 Jan 2004

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/oxfordshire/3395261.stm

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