U.K. audit finds medication errors are common in diabetes care

03/31/2011 | Press Association (U.K.), The

An audit for the U.K.'s National Health Service Diabetes found that medication errors occurred in 37% of patients with diabetes. According to the study, 8% of insulin drips for patients were considered "inappropriate," while 26% of patients were inappropriately managed when it came to switching them back to insulin injections.

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