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Thoroughly updated to reflect current technologies, the Third Edition of this comprehensive text reviews the concepts and applications of nursing informatics. Starting with an introduction to nursing informatics, the contents proceed from Unit One which covers computer basics to Unit Five which examines skills and techniques for using the end product of informatics: data. Other units review the effects that the Internet is having on healthcare, the ins and outs of using personal productivity software, and informatics in the clinical area.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Nursing Informatics: Managing Healthcare Information||p. 3|
|Meet the Computer||p. 21|
|Software: Information Management||p. 44|
|Understanding Computer Concepts: Common Features||p. 58|
|Computers and Networking||p. 77|
|Computers and Your Professional Career||p. 99|
|Professional Networking||p. 101|
|Word Processing||p. 120|
|Presentation Software: Looking Professional in the Spotlight||p. 133|
|Spreadsheets: Making Numbers Talk||p. 144|
|Databases: Creating Information From Data||p. 160|
|Information Competency||p. 183|
|The Internet: One Road to Health and Evidence-Based Practice Information||p. 185|
|Finding Knowledge in the Digital Library Haystack||p. 199|
|Mobile Computing: Finding Knowledge in the Palm of Your Hand||p. 215|
|The New Healthcare Paradigm||p. 229|
|The Consumer and the Electronic Health Record||p. 231|
|The Empowered Consumer||p. 248|
|Interoperability at the International and National Level||p. 266|
|Nursing Documentation: Is It Valuable?||p. 286|
|Healthcare Informatics||p. 307|
|The Informatics Discipline||p. 309|
|Basic Electronic Healthcare Information Systems||p. 329|
|Specialized Electronic Healthcare Information Systems||p. 347|
|Electronic Healthcare System Issues||p. 359|
|Carrying Healthcare to the Client||p. 376|
|Computer Uses in Healthcare Beyond Clinical Informatics||p. 389|
|Educational Informatics: e-Learning||p. 391|
|Administration Tools for Efficiency||p. 409|
|Informatics and Research||p. 423|
|Legal and Ethical Issues||p. 436|
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