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

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Glucose control cycle. Nurse-driven glucose control consists of the repetitive execution of the cycle depicted in this figure. First, the nurse acquires blood from the patients and gets the glucose level. A protocol or doctor then decides what action should be taken (in most cases a change of the rate of the insulin pump), and subsequently this action is performed at the bedside by the nurse.

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