Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 2nd, 2006
A study published recentlu in the open access journal BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making reports that GRIP, a computer software that assists in the monitoring of glucose levels in critically ill patients, saves nurses time and effort and is more efficient than the paper-based method currently used in many intensive care units (ICUs). Monitoring blood glucose levels is necessary to avoid stress hyperglycemia, an insulin resistance condition that causes glucose levels to go up and has been shown to decrease patient...
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