There were 10 deaths due to errors in medication and 36 due to adverse reactions in the years 19861991, as determined at inquest (Table 42.1). The 46 deaths represented about one in two thousand of the deaths occurring during the six years studied. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) accounted for 14/36 (39%) of the deaths due to adverse reactions —12 cases of gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation, one asthmatic attack, and one case of acute tubular necrosis. Warfarin accounted for only one fatal adverse reaction and two deaths due to error in these patients.
Errors in this earlier series of cases also contributed to the death of two patients treated with opiates, and one each with chlorpromazine, dantrolene, lithium carbonate, haloperidol (insufficient), intravenous potassium chloride, and inhaled oxygen.
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