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Painkiller overdose kills man after horseback injury

A Canadian man was accidentally given a high dose of very powerful painkillers after he came to hospital for treatment of a horseback riding injury to his chest. The injury was not serious but very painful. The man died on his way home after having the drug administered at hospital.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Edmonton Journal

Related Disease Topics:

  • Chest injury
  • Pain killer overdose
  • Horseback injury
  • Horse riding accident

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About: Painkiller overdose kills man after horseback injury

Date: 10 June 2004

Source: Edmonton Journal


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This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Death from pain killer overdose
  • Death from pain killers
  • Medication errors
  • Death from horseback injury

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