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Appleby J, Lucas E. Kaiser Health News. June 21, 2019.
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Curtiss B. Cook, MD; January 2009
Admitted to the hospital for surgery, a man with type 1 diabetes mellitus asked the staff to leave his home insulin pump in place but did not mention that he was adjusting his insulin pump himself based on serial glucose measurements. As the patient was also receiving an intravenous insulin infusion, he developed hypoglycemia.
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Han PY, Coombes ID, Green B. Qual Saf Health Care. 2005;14:179-184.
The investigators observed patients in three surgical wards to detect the frequency of administration errors associated with continuous intravenous infusions. The authors conclude that use of intravenous infusion control devices could reduce administration errors.