A coronial investigation into the death of a man who was inadvertently given two anticoagulants has assigned a large part of the failure to the prescribing component of the electronic medical record (EMR). The 68-year-old man died from complications of retroperitoneal haemorrhage after the inadvertent administration of both apixaban and enoxaparin in Victoria in 2019. ...
Coroners report: EMR to blame for anticoagulant double up death
By Mardi Chapman
8 Mar 2021