Overdose

 Oxycodone dose 20 times too strong kills nursing home resident

Oxycodone dose 20 times too strong kills nursing home resident

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A Minnesota nurse accidentally gave a resident a dose of oxycodone 20 times too strong, killing him within a few hours last year, according to a state investigation.

Double resident overdose follows SNF nurse stealing narcotics, police say

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Police in New Castle, PA, are investigating an alleged double drug overdose of two residents at a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center.

Provider offers $375,000 settlement to family of resident given fatal overdose of oxycodone

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An Ohio nursing home where a resident died after being given 20 times her prescribed dose of oxycodone has offered her family a $375,000 settlement, according to local reports.