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TitleNursing Informatics [electronic resource] : Where Caring and Technology Meet / edited by Marion J. Ball, Kathryn J. Hannah, Susan K. Newbold, Judith V. Douglas
ImprintNew York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer, 1995
Edition Second Edition
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Descript XXI, 452 p. online resource


Since its publication in 1988, Nursing Informatics: Where Caring and Technology Meet has established itself as the premier reference text in the field for nurses, nursing administrators, nursing students, and other health care professionals who seek a state-of-the-art review of the role of information technology in the nursing profession. The second edition of this seminal work addresses the growth and evolution of the nursing informatics discipline and how the rapid and far reaching changes that are occurring in information technology and in health care are impacting nurses. In addition to a new section on Integration, the second edition includes all new chapters on: the national health information infrastructure; reengineering health care and business processes; electronic resources for nursing; usability concepts and the clinical workstation; impact of information technology of cost/benefit and efficiency/effectiveness analysis; ubiquitous computing and the nurse; home health care systems; information management and long-term care; the information needs of nurse managed centers; critical path/care map and case management needs; large databases and their implications for planning and health policy; virtual reality; and defining the informatics nurse specialist


Unit 1 Integration -- 1 Integrating Nursing and Informatics -- 2 Informatics and Organizational Change -- 3 Informatics and Integration -- 4 Health-Oriented Telecommunications -- Chanter 5 Electronic Resources for Nursing -- Unit 2 Roles for Informatics Nurse Specialists -- 6 What Is Informatics and What Does It Mean for Nursing? -- 7 Careers for Nurses in Healthcare Information Systems -- 8 Butterflies, Bonsai, and Buonarroti: Images for the Nurse Analyst -- 9 How to Select a Nursing Informatics Consultant -- Unit 3 Clinical Applications and Nursing Informatics -- 10 Introducing Nursing Information Systems in the Clinical Setting -- 11 An Update on Nursingโ{128}{153}s Unified Language System -- 12 Determining Nursing Data Elements Essential for the Management of Nursing Information -- 13 Point-of-Care Information Systems: State of the Art -- 14 Information Management in Home Care -- 15 The Automation of Critical Paths/CareMapยฎ Systems -- 16 Clinical Imaging: Applications and Implications for Nursing -- 17 Usability Concepts and the Clinical Workstation -- Unit 4 Administration and Nursing Informatics -- 18 Management Information Systems for the Nurse Executive -- 19 Healthcare Information Systems -- 20 Nursing Participation in the Selection of Healthcare Information Systems -- 21 Nursesโ{128}{153} Responsibilities in the Implementation of Information Systems -- 22 Evolution of the User Interface and Nursingโ{128}{153}s Role in Its Design -- 23 Business Process Reengineering -- Unit 5 Research and Nursing Informatics -- 24 Modeling for Decision Support -- 25 Integrating Research Data into Clinical Practice -- 26 Virtual Reality -- 27 Nursingโ{128}{153}s Future: Ubiquitous Computing, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality -- Unit 6 Education and Nursing Informatics -- 28 Academic Preparation in Nursing Informatics -- 29 Using Computers in Basic Nursing Education, Continuing Education, and Patient Education -- Appendices -- Appendix A Order Communications/Nursing Systems Requirements Questionnaire -- Appendix B Site Visit Checklist -- Appendix C Request for Proposal for an Automated Quality Improvement System for a Nurse-Managed Center -- Appendix D Index to Computer Assisted Instructional Software for Nursing Education -- Appendix E Electronic Resources -- Contributors

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