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Use of a standardized protocol to decrease medication errors and adverse events related to sliding scale insulin.

Donihi AC, DiNardo MM, Devita MA, et al. Use of a standardized protocol to decrease medication errors and adverse events related to sliding scale insulin. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006;15(2):89-91.

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April 12, 2006
Donihi AC, DiNardo MM, Devita MA, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006;15(2):89-91.
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Investigators implemented a sliding scale insulin protocol and physician order form to standardize the delivery of insulin. They found the tool was used in 91% of orders and considerably reduced prescription errors and episodes of hyperglycemia.

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Donihi AC, DiNardo MM, Devita MA, et al. Use of a standardized protocol to decrease medication errors and adverse events related to sliding scale insulin. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006;15(2):89-91.

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