emergency room by her mother for treatment at XYZ (fictitious
name) hospital at 9:12 p.m. on Friday, May 13.
Initial triage assessment revealed that Cindy was suffering from a sore
throat, wheezing bilaterally throughout all lung fields, seal-like cough,
shortness of breath (SOB), bilateral ear pain. Vital signs on admission were
pulse rate 160, respiratory rate 28, and a temperature of 101.6 °Fahrenheit (F)
(rectal). Cindy Black was admitted to the emergency department for treatment.
Notes written by the emergency department physician on initial examination
read, "Croupy female; course breath sounds with wheezing; mild bilateral
tympanic membrane hyperemia. Chest X-ray reveals bilateral infiltrates."
Medication prescribed included Tylenol (acetaminophen) 325 mg orally for
elevated temperature, Bronkephrine (ethylnorepinephrine hydrochloride) 0.1
millimeter subcutaneous, and monitor results.
Nurse Slighta Hand, RN (fictitious name) administered the medication as
ordered and the child was observed for thirty minutes. Miss Hand's charting was
brief, almost illegible, and read, "Medicines given as prescribed. Cindy
observed without positive results. Physician notified."
The physician examined the child; notes read that the child had "minimal
clearing" in response to the bronchodilator. The following medications were
then prescribed: Elixir of turpenhydrate with codeine one milliliter by mouth,
Gantrinsin (sulfisoxazole) 10
Tylenol is a drug that is often used to reduce pain and fever. It has been used for many years and is considered safe. It is sometimes recommended for pregnant women.
However, a new study has found that using Tylenol during pregnancy can increase the risk of childhood behavioral problems.
The study was performed by British researchers. It followed 7,716 parents and children. The participants were asked about their Tylenol use during and after their pregnancy. They were also asked about their…
Lack of trust in the workplace is a major problem especially if it is directed towards management. As the famous saying goes, “Trust takes years to earn but only seconds to break”. This is why companies give high importance to retaining their integrity with the customers. A case in point would be the product recall of Tylenol which is done by the company, Johnson and Johnson. The tampered capsules were tampered and seven people died during that year (Monks & Minow, 2012). As a preventive…
September 29, 1982 was the beginning of a medical crisis that revolutionized the safety procedures that we take for granted today. “It all began when an individual(s) placed 65 milligrams of cyanide within a Tylenol capsule which is more than 10,000 needed to kill a human being. This was done after the product was on the shelf in stores and a 12 year little girl that died from taking a tainted pill. Within days of this little girl losing her life to this atrocity six more people lost their…
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Tylenol was started in 1955 when a pharmaceutical company, McNeil Laboratories, introduced doctors to a new and safe prescription medicine for children. Ever since then, Tylenol has expanded worldwide and developed into a well known brand name with adult and children’s pain and fever relief products.In 1879, Robert McNeil opened a pharmacy in Philadelphia and the focus has been on pursuing the development of…
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This title implies that there are negative relationships between Tylenol and pregnancy (most likely drug abuse or the side effects).
The implicit thesis of this article is that all pregnant women should be knowledgeable of the side effects that can possibly stem from Tylenol.
The context of this article is that due to the severe effects of other over the counter drugs during pregnancy, Tylenol is the only other choice.
The author begins the article with a dialogue to explain the purpose of the…
60 countries, employing over 126,000 persons (Johnson and Johnson, 2015).
In this paper, I will discuss the 1982 cyanide-laced Tylenol crisis that hit JnJ and their crisis management response. Starting with their responsiveness, spokesman, and message, continuing to their publics, and planning, then, their ethics, recovery strategy, and their overall results.
JnJ Response to the crisis
When in 1982, JnJ…
The Tylenol scare was one of the biggest epidemics in the early 1980s and in over the counter drug selling and handling. The tragedy started off in Chicago where a young twelve year old girl of the name Mary Kellerman would have a sore throat and a runny nose. In this incident, her parents went to their local drug store to get some extra strong Tylenol for their daughter cold. Little did they know that the over the counter drug was laced with cyanide and the young girl was pronounced later on…