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Elderly woman dies after her medicine dosage was quadrupled

A 79 year old woman died after a human error while computing records resulted in a woman receiving 4 times the required dosage of a blood thinning drug, Warfarin.

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About: Elderly woman dies after her medicine dosage was quadrupled

Date: 5 March 2004

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/3537411.stm

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