TITLE

Suit alleges reaction to medication led to Stevens Johnson syndrome, death in elderly patient

AUTHOR(S)
Gatto, Jon T.; Rosenblatt, Lynn
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Feb2010 Supplement, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the lawsuit brought by a patient's estate alleging that the attending physician has failed to adequately monitor the complications associated with imipenem and cilastatin, which ultimately caused Stevens Johnson syndrome and death in elderly patient.
ACCESSION #
48014649

 

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