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Taking the Wrong Medication of Digoxin Tablets

Toba Kazemi 1 , Marjan Farzad 1 , * and Seyedalireza Javadinia 2
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1 Cardiovascular Diseases Research Center, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, IR Iran
2 Students Research Committee, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, IR Iran
Article information
  • Modern Care Journal: October 2016, 13 (4); e11154
  • Published Online: October 31, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: August 3, 2016
  • Revised: September 10, 2016
  • Accepted: October 22, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/modernc.11154

To Cite: Kazemi T, Farzad M, Javadinia S. Taking the Wrong Medication of Digoxin Tablets, Mod Care J. 2016 ; 13(4):e11154. doi: 10.5812/modernc.11154.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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