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Medication errors common for hospital diabetes.
Nursing Times. April 1, 2011.
Recommendations for Safe Use of Insulin in Hospitals.
Bethesda, MD: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; 2006.
NovoLog Dispensing Error Alert.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; September 14, 2005.
Medication errors with the dosing of insulin: problems across the continuum.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. March 2010;7:9-17.
An overlooked condition.
Nicholas L. Modern Healthc. November 14, 2005;35:24.
Parenteral Maltose/Parenteral Galactose/Oral Xylose-Containing Products.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; May 21, 2009.
National Diabetes Inpatient Audit 2011.
Leeds, UK: Health and Social Care Information Centre; 2012.
New technology, new errors: how to prime an upgrade of an insulin infusion pump.
Rule AM, Drincic A, Galt KA. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:155-162.
Misadministration of IV insulin associated with dose measurement and hyperkalemia treatment.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 11, 2011;16:1-3.
Reducing potentially fatal errors associated with high doses of insulin: a successful multifaceted multidisciplinary prevention strategy.
Dooley MJ, Wiseman M, McRae A, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:637-644.
Avoiding errors associated with insulin therapy.
Cohen H. Medscape CME/CE. May 14, 2009.
Information for healthcare professionals: risk of transmission of blood-borne pathogens from shared use of insulin pens.
FDA Alert [US Food and Drug Administration Web site]. March 19, 2009.
Addressing safety concerns about U-500 insulin in a hospital setting.
Samaan KH, Dahlke M, Stover J. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011;68:63-68.
Unintentional therapeutic errors involving insulin in the ambulatory setting reported to poison centers.
Spiller HA, Borys DJ, Ryan ML, Sawyer TS, Wilson BL. Ann Pharmacother. 2011;45:17-22.
A clinical reminder about the safe use of insulin vials.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 21, 2013;18:1-3.
Are Two Insulin Pumps Better Than One?
Cook CB. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. January 2009.
FDA Advise-ERR: prevent dangerous drug-device interaction causing falsely elevated glucose levels.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. June 19, 2008;13:1-3.
Unexpected hypoglycemia in a critically ill patient.
Bates DW. Ann Intern Med. 2002;137:110-116.
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