In late 2007, actor Dennis Quaid’s newborn twins received a dose of blood thinning medication that was 2000 times stronger than necessary. Despite the firestorm of recent media attention surrounding the Quaid case, medical experts say the problem of dosage errors has been a major concern for years – and that infants and children are at particularly high risk for hospital overdoses. CNN.com’s health desk recently offered readers a series of tips to help patients and parents alike avoid dangerous dosage errors.
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