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Medicine: Medication Errors / Fentanyl #878706

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 21, 2007
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(Studio: John King) Report introduced.

(New York, Burnsville, Minnesota and Raritan, New Jersey: David Mattingly) The problems with the use of the pain medication Fentanyl examined; details given about deaths linked to Fentanyl overdoses. [Village Nursing Home Dr. Robert ZOROWITZ†- explains the specific problems with the Fentanyl patch.] [Inst. for Safe Medical Practices Michael COHEN†- says Fentanyl is often misprescribed; blames the company.] [Sister of Fentanyl victim Deana KINAMON†- recalls what happened to her brother, Bud, who died from "Fentanyl intoxication" after minor surgery.]

King, John;
Mattingly, David

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