IV Insulin to treat Hyperkalemia

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Jennifer Foglio
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IV Insulin to treat Hyperkalemia

Hello! Have any facilities found any creative ways to prevent wrong route administration of insulin for treatment of hyperkalemia? We are a rather large health system, and some of the ISMP recommendations (e.g. providing kits, or drawing up patient-specific syringes in pharmacy) are not necessarily feasible to operationalize given our size and resources. I would love to hear what other sites have done to mitigate wrong route errors!!

Thanks,

Jennifer