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Woman sues after pharmacy medication error allegedly causes husbandís death

A woman is suing for $50,000 after her husband was allegedly given medication of the wrong dosage. She claims that the tablets were twice the strength prescribed and caused the unnecessary death of her 45 year old husband. The man had underlying conditions of hypertensive cardiovascular disease which would have contributed to his death.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Pike Press

Related Disease Topics:

  • Hypertensive cardiovascular disease

Article Source Details

About: Woman sues after pharmacy medication error allegedly causes husbandís death

Date: 21 October 2004

Source: Pike Press

Author: Beth Zumwalt

URL: http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?BRD=606&dept_id=172213&newsid=13191211&PAG=461&rfi=9

Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Medication
  • Medication error
  • Medication error and hypertensive cardiovascular disease
  • Medication and hypertensive cardiovascular disease
  • Malpractice
  • Malpractice and medication
  • Malpractice and hypertensive cardiovascular disease

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