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August 1983

Dosage Unit Omission and Incorrect Dosage.

Arch Intern Med. 1983;143(8):1579. doi:10.1001/archinte.1983.00350080097021

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—In the article entitled "The Effects of Calciferol and Its Metabolites on Patients With Chronic Renal Failure: I. Calciferol, Dihydrotachysterol, and Calcifediol," published in the May Archives (1983;143:960-963), dosage units were omitted from the last three lines of the Table. On page 962, left-hand column, in Table, "μg" should have been added to the dosages given in the last three lines of the Table, far-right side, as follows: "25 to 100 μg," "0.25 to 1.0 μg," and "0.5 to 2.0 μg." Also, "mg" should have been added to the dosages given in the first two lines as follows: "1.5 to 5 mg" and "0.25 to 2 mg." The comma and the "mg" should have been deleted from the heading at the top of the column.

On page 962, right-hand column, line 9, a dosage was given incorrectly. The entire sentence should have read as follows: "Eastwood et al23 treated

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