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Mohr H, Weiss M. Associated Press. November 27, 2018.
Leeds, UK: Health and Social Care Information Centre; 2018.
This report identified a significant number of medication errors associated with diabetes care in acute hospitals in England and Wales.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 11, 2011;16:1-3.
This article discusses incidents involving misadministration of IV insulin and makes recommendations to improve safety in delivering this high-alert medication.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. March 2010;7:9-17.
This article analyzed 2685 event reports involving insulin and found that the most common error types were drug omission, wrong-dose, and wrong-drug errors.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; May 21, 2009.
This announcement reports on potential for falsely elevated glucose readings in patients taking parenteral maltose, parenteral galactose, or oral xylose and provides a list of products that may interfere with glucose monitoring.
Journal Article > Study
Insulin treatment as a tracer for identifying latent patient safety risks in home-based diabetes care.
Odegard S, Andersson DK. J Nurs Manag. March 2006;14:116-127.
The investigators surveyed Swedish municipal health care workers and found that attitudes about patient safety among nurses with medical responsibility may heighten the risk of home care aides' making errors in caring for diabetes patients.
Nicholas L. Modern Healthc. November 14, 2005;35:24.
In this article, the CEO of the American Diabetes Association comments on the risks diabetes patients face in hospital settings.