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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The total therapeutic misadventure proportion was 53%.
Key Words: infant, ingestion, poisoning, therapeutic misadventure
Thus, this sample does not reflect the population of caregivers for this age group that may or may not have informed their primary care provider of any therapeutic misadventure.
Number of cases and percentage of total cases of each characterization of therapeutic misadventure in infants six months of age or younger (n = 358) Incorrect dose 102 (28%) Repeated dose 32 (9%) Incorrect medication 32 (9%) Pharmacy error 10 (3%) Incorrect interval 9 (2%) Incorrect route 6 (2%) Table 4.
Conclusions: Therapeutic misadventures caused by dosing errors in infants younger than 6 months of age were prevalent.
The primary purpose of this project was to describe the epidemiology of unintentional ingestions and therapeutic misadventures in infants younger than 6 months of age.
Therapeutic misadventures are defined as any incorrect action occurring in the administration of a medication and include errors in prescribing, errors in dispensing the product to the consumer, dosing errors made by caregivers, and idiosyncratic responses to medications.
Following the teachings of the application, we have identified promising prodrugs that are bioequivalent to OxyContin(R) in canine pharmacokinetic studies, and are pleased to see the publication of the patent application, which reflects our efforts to improve opioid-based pain management by bringing forward drugs with a decreased potential for abuse, diversion, and therapeutic misadventure in the outpatient setting," said Dr.
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.
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.
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