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ea0049ep409 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2017

Improving safety in diabetes management and reducing insulin errors in hospital – practically achievable or a utopian fantasy?

Burbridge Wyn , Braycotton Lynne , Puttanna Amar , Yadagiri Mahender , Ilsley Dee , Mukhopadhyay Sagnik , Munichoodappa Karthik , De Parijat

42 insulin related incidents were reported within our Trust in 2014. Subsequent Root Cause Analysis revealed numerous insulin errors, hyperglycemia mismanagement and highlighted significant deficits in diabetes knowledge amongst nursing staff. To address the above issues, new safety interventions were introduced and five key outcomes are:1. A new stand-alone insulin prescription chart introduced May’15 has seen insulin incidents dec...