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Empowering inpatients and improving safety

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

Enabling self-administration of insulin recognises patients as experts in their own care

Being admitted to hospital can be a frightening prospect for people with diabetes, with research showing high numbers of medication errors with the potential for serious harm or even death.

Nursing Standard. 35, 1, 53-55. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.1.53.s20

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