therapeutic misadventure

therapeutic misadventure

Boo-boo An unintentional–or 'functional' overdose of a therapeutic agent due to unanticipated effects of extraneous factors–eg, acetaminophen hepatotoxicity in alcoholics, due to cytochrome P-450 induction. See Opportunity for improvement.

therapeutic misadventure

A drug experience that results in an undesired or unintended response to drug therapy. The term includes adverse drug reactions and medication errors. Synonym: medication misadventure See: adverse drug reaction; medication error
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This is a set up for misinformation and therapeutic misadventure.
Acetaminophen (paracetamol) hepatotoxicity with regular intake of alcohol: analysis of instances of therapeutic misadventure.
On the other hand, the therapeutic misadventures, illicit drug ingestion or attempted suicide by using of harmful substances is a major worldwide public health problem that causes both a significant cost and severe heath problems, even death.
Patient dissatisfaction following such diagnostic and therapeutic misadventures is understandably high.
All of these declines were far greater than the modest declines for children ages 2 to 6, where the decline in therapeutic misadventures was 15 percent, from 83 to 70.
Therapeutic misadventures with acetaminophen: hepatotoxicity after multiple doses in children.
There is a recognition by the profession of pharmacy that all of the basic tenets of pharmaceutical care designed to optimize health outcomes and minimize therapeutic misadventures apply to nonprescription drug therapy as well as prescription drug therapy," he said.
Second, as a scientist who saw many well-intentioned therapeutic misadventures result in far more harm than good, he argues for randomized clinical trials to define the benefits and risks of innovative treatments.
5 percent" of the study's participants, and uterine cancer in almost as many, "one really wonders whether or not the therapeutic benefits might be outweighed by therapeutic misadventures.
We're talking with various chains to seek ways to help cut therapeutic misadventures," he said.
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