Design and implementation of GRIP: a computerized glucose control system at a surgical intensive care unit

@article{Vogelzang2005DesignAI,
  title={Design and implementation of GRIP: a computerized glucose control system at a surgical intensive care unit},
  author={Mathijs Vogelzang and Felix Zijlstra and Maarten W. N. Nijsten},
  journal={BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={38 - 38}
}
BACKGROUND Tight glucose control by intensive insulin therapy has become a key part of critical care and is an important field of study in acute coronary care. A balance has to be found between frequency of measurements and the risk of hypoglycemia. Current nurse-driven protocols are paper-based and, therefore, rely on simple rules. For safety and efficiency a computer decision support system that employs complex logic may be superior to paper protocols. METHODS We designed and implemented… CONTINUE READING
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