Join Date: Apr 2005
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Information has been received from a doctor of pharmacy concerning a 49 year old female hospitalized with pneumonia who on 1/14/05 was given a dose of pneumococcal 23v polysaccharide vaccine (lot # not reported) via a central line (the physician orders were to give it IM). Subsequently, the patient coded but did not die. The patient required intervention of the crash cart (therapies not specified). It was noted that the patient was to be discharged from the hospital that day, but her hospital stay would now