Eugenia Fiakos's research while affiliated with Liverpool Hospital and other places

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Aims: Erratic blood glucose levels (BGL) are commonly observed amongst patients with diabetes mellitus during hospital admission. Patients on insulin therapy often do not have their doses titrated adequately by their team doctors during admission, and insulin is well-known to be a high risk medication prone to administration error. The aim of this...

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... Like paper-based bedside observation charts (Chatterjee et al., 2005;Preece et al., 2013), insulin forms have typically been developed by clinicians for use in their own hospital or regional health service, resulting in substantial design differences between institutions (Christofidis et al., 2012). Nevertheless, only a handful of publications describe the clinician-led development and implementation of a subcutaneous insulin chart (Cheung et al., 2011;Lehnbom et al., 2009;McIver et al., 2009;Rushmer and Voigt, 2008;Wong et al., 2016). In each of these studies, a chart was developed and introduced at one or more clinical sites, with data collected before and after implementation (without the use of a control site). ...