Special or Theme Issue

Insulin Pens Devices.

Ardenne M, Reitnauer PG. Arzneimittel-Forschung. 1975;25:1369-79.

As a high-alert medication, insulin has the potential to result in serious patient harm if administered incorrectly. Articles in this special issue discuss recommendations developed to address risks associated with pen injector practices and the results of an improvement initiative to enhance the safe use of insulin pens. Mentoring and safety culture are highlighted as areas that support improvements.