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BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 863-865

Forum for Injection Technique 2.0 Addendum 1: Insulin use in indoor settings


1 Department of Endocrinology, Bharti Hospital, Karnal, Haryana, India
2 Diabetes Endocrinology Nutrition Management and Research Centre and Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Jaslok Hospital and Research Center, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Diabetology, Lina Diabetes Care Mumbai Diabetes Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
4 Director Laboratory and Chairperson HICC, Ruby Hall Clinic, Pune, Maharashtra, India
5 Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
6 Department of Microbiology, Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
7 Department of Nursing, Breach Candy Hospital Trust, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
8 Department of Nursing, Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
9 Department of Nursing, Dr. L.H. Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
10 Department of Nursing, Lilavati Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
11 Chief Endocrinologist and CEO, Chellaram Diabetes Institute, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Sanjay Kalra
Department of Endocrinology, Bharti Hospital, Karnal, Haryana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.192918

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Insulin is a frequently used drug in the indoor setting. Comprehensive recommendations for best practice in insulin injection technique have been published by the forum for injection technique (FIT), India. This addendum focuses on insulin use in indoor settings, and complements the FIT 2.0 recommendations. It discusses insulin use and disposal in critical care and noncritical care settings. It also highlights the need to ensure continuing nursing and medical education, and frame insulin policies for such use.


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