US inpatients often receive too much acetaminophen

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e7663 (Published 14 November 2012)
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When researchers reviewed the electronic health records at two academic hospitals in the US, they found substantial numbers of patients who had been given too much acetaminophen (paracetamol). During three summer months in 2010, 14  411 …

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