CVS suspends pharmacy tech involved in child's death in 2006

CVS has suspended pharmacy technician Katie Dudash from its Euclid, Ohio, store after learning that she was involved in administering a lethal dose of medication to a child while she worked as a technician at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital in Cleveland.

CVS has suspended pharmacy technician Katie Dudash from its Euclid, Ohio, store after learning that she was involved in administering a lethal dose of medication to a child while she worked as a technician at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital in Cleveland. Dudash allegedly filled a plastic bag with concentrated sodium chloride—a 23.4% solution—instead of using a prepared saline solution of less than 1%, according to testimony presented in April to the Ohio Board of Pharmacy. The baby, who was getting chemotherapy treatment, died three days later because of the mix-up.

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