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Informatics and Nursing: Competencies and Applications

Informatics and Nursing: Competencies and Applications - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0781795975

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ISBN13: 978-0781795975
ISBN10: 0781795974
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 10
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2010
International: No

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Informatics and Nursing: Competencies and Applications - 3RD 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0781795975

Linda Thede

ISBN13: 978-0781795975
ISBN10: 0781795974
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 10
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

This comprehensive introduction to informatics provides a solid foundation for nurses using computers to perform their professional duties.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Unit I Informatics Basics

1 Introduction to Nursing Informatics: Managing Healthcare Information 3

2 Meet the Computer 21

3 Software: Information Management 44

4 Understanding Computer Concepts: Common Features 58

5 Computers and Networking 77

Unit II Computers and Your Professional Career 99

6 Professional Networking 101

7 Word Processing 120

8 Presentation Software: Looking Professional in the Spotlight 133

9 Spreadsheets: Making Numbers Talk 144

10 Databases: Creating Information From Data 160

Unit III Information Competency 183

11 The Internet: One Road to Health and Evidence-Based Practice Information 185

12 Finding Knowledge in the Digital Library Haystack 199

13 Mobile Computing: Finding Knowledge in the Palm of Your Hand 215

Unit IV The New Healthcare Paradigm 229

14 The Consumer and the Electronic Health Record 231

15 The Empowered Consumer 248

16 Interoperability at the International and National Level 266

17 Nursing Documentation: Is It Valuable? 286

Unit V Healthcare Informatics 307

18 The Informatics Discipline 309

19 Basic Electronic Healthcare Information Systems 329

20 Specialized Electronic Healthcare Information Systems 347

21 Electronic Healthcare System Issues 359

22 Carrying Healthcare to the Client 376

Unit VI Computer Uses in Healthcare Beyond Clinical Informatics 389

23 Educational Informatics: e-Learning 391

24 Administration Tools for Efficiency 409

25 Informatics and Research 423

26 Legal and Ethical Issues 436

Index 447