GP's drug typo leaves man dead

NEW ZEALAND: A doctor, nurse and pharmacist missed eight opportunities to save an elderly New Zealand man who died because a typographical error on his prescription caused him to overdose, reports news.com.au.

Coroner Christopher Devonport has criticised a Dunedin medical centre and pharmacy for failing to pick up an error on a prescription for the powerful arthritis drug Methotrexate that should have read "3

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