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Standing Orders for Insulin Administration in Hospitalized Patients with Type I or Type II Diabetes: Clinical Evidence

Published on: January 17, 2013
Project Number: RB0558-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the effectiveness of standing insulin order protocols to guide subcutaneous insulin dosing and administration for the maintenance of glycemic control in hospitalized patients with type I or type II diabetes?

Key Message

Two randomized controlled trials and six non-randomized studies were identified regarding the effectiveness of standing insulin order protocols to guide subcutaneous insulin dosing and administration for the maintenance of glycemic control in hospitalized patients with diabetes.

Tags

diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia, insulin, diabetes, Insulin standing order, standing regimen, order protocols, Subcutaneous, glycemic, Dosing