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Nursing2015

April 2006, Volume 36 Number 4 , p 14 - 14

Author

  • MICHAEL R. COHEN RPh, MS, ScD

Abstract

A prescriber, unaware of a vast difference between safe oral and parenteral doses for the beta-blocker metoprolol, ordered 50 mg I.V.—10 times the normal parenteral dose. A nurse contacted the prescriber to question the order, but the prescriber refused to change the dose and told her to “just give it.”

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