Essentials of Nursing Informatics

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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2005-09-26
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
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Learn how computers and technology affect the nurse's role in caring for the patient. Now fully updated and enhanced, the fourth edition includes new coverage of PDAs, the impact of HIPAA guidelines, patient safety issues, privacy issues, optimal use of decision support tools, and much more

Author Biography

Virginia K Saba, EdD, RN, FAAN, FACMI Distinguished Scholar, Adjunct, Nursing Informatics Center School of Nursing & Health Studies Georgetown University Washington, DC Professor [Adjunct] and Advisor, Educational Technologies and Distant Learning Research Department, Graduate School of Nursing Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Bethesda, MD Informatics,Educational Technologies, &  Home Health System Consultant

Kathleen McCormick PhD RN FAAN, Formerly Scientific Director, HRS, Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, SRA International, Inc, Rockville, MD

Table of Contents

Contributorsp. ix
Prefacep. xxiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xxv
Computers and Nursingp. 1
Overview of Computers and Nursingp. 3
Historical Perspectives of Nursing and the Computerp. 9
Electronic Health Record from a Historical Perspectivep. 29
Computer Systemsp. 39
Computer Hardwarep. 41
Computer Software and Systemsp. 59
Open Source and Free Softwarep. 89
Data Processingp. 107
The Internet: A Nursing Resourcep. 127
PDA and Wireless Devicesp. 153
Incorporating Evidence: Use of Computer-Based Clinical Decision Support Systems for Health Professionalsp. 167
Issues in Informaticsp. 181
Nursing Informatics and Healthcare Policyp. 183
The Role of Technology in the Medication-Use Processp. 199
Healthcare Data Standardsp. 217
Electronic Health Record Systems: U.S. Federal Initiatives and Public/Private Partnershipsp. 229
Dependable Systems for Quality Carep. 239
Nursing Minimum Data Set Systemsp. 249
Informatics Theoryp. 263
Theories, Models, and Frameworksp. 265
Advanced Terminology Systemsp. 279
Implementing and Upgrading Clinical Information Systemsp. 291
Practice Applicationp. 311
Practice Applicationsp. 313
Critical Care Applicationsp. 337
Community Health Applicationsp. 355
Ambulatory Care Systemsp. 383
Internet Tools for Advanced Nursing Practicep. 391
Informatics Solutions for Emergency Preparedness and Responsep. 413
Vendor Applicationsp. 423
Administrative Applicationsp. 443
Administrative Applications of Information Technology for Nursing Managersp. 445
Translation of Evidence into Nursing Practice: Evidence, Clinical Practice Guidelines, and Automated Implementation Toolsp. 457
Data Mining and Knowledge Discoveryp. 469
Consumer's Use of Informaticsp. 479
Consumer and Patient Use of Computers for Healthp. 481
Decision Support for Consumersp. 495
Educational Applicationsp. 515
The Nursing Curriculum in the Information Agep. 517
Accessible, Effective Distance Education Anytime, Anyplacep. 533
Innovations in Telehealthp. 549
Research Applicationp. 563
Computer Use in Nursing Researchp. 565
Computerized Information Resourcesp. 585
International Perspectivesp. 605
Nursing Informatics in Canadap. 607
Nursing Informatics in Europep. 621
Pacific Rimp. 629
Nursing Informatics in Asiap. 647
Nursing Informatics in South Americap. 663
The Future of Informaticsp. 669
Future Directionsp. 671
Clinical Care Classification (CCC) System Version 2.0: Two Terminologies: CCC of Nursing Diagnoses and CCC of Nursing Interventions Classified by 21 Care Componentsp. 681
Indexp. 687
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