AJN, American Journal of Nursing:

    The authors respond: The use of the brand name for the glucose meter is a point well taken. However, we stressed the brand name of the drug because it is a realistic contributing circumstance to the error.

    When mixing insulins, the writer's practice may be different from what the manufacturer recommends. We stand by the manufacturer's recommendation: Mix insulins on physician's advice and follow physician instructions as to whether to mix insulins ahead of time.

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