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Newborn dies when 100 times normal dose of morphine injected

An incompetent doctor miscalculated a morphine dose which another doctor injected into a new born baby. The fatal dose was 100 times the normal amount. No charges were laid.

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About: Newborn dies when 100 times normal dose of morphine injected

Date: 24 July 1998

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/138612.stm

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