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Introduction to Nursing Informatics

Introduction to Nursing Informatics - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0387260969

Cover of Introduction to Nursing Informatics 3RD 06 (ISBN 978-0387260969)
ISBN13: 978-0387260969
ISBN10: 038726096X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 06
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York
Published: 2006
International: No

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Introduction to Nursing Informatics - 3RD 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0387260969

Kathryn J. Hannah, Marion J. Ball and Margaret J.A. Edwards

ISBN13: 978-0387260969
ISBN10: 038726096X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 06
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Like the previous editions, this book is a primer for those new to nursing informatics. It provides a thorough introduction to basic terms and concepts, as well as an in-depth exploration of the most prevalent applications in nursing practice, education, administration, and research. Expanded and updated to reflect the remarkable technical advances achieved in health care in recent years, this new edition offers the reader illustrative examples and valuable information resources. Topics include: Telecommunications and Informatics; Nursing Aspects of Health Information Systems; Clinical Practice Applications of Nursing Informatics; Infrastructure Elements of the Health Informatics Environment; and Future Opportunities for Nurses in Health Informatics. This primer guides reader who want basic information on how to select and use information systems and information management in all aspects of nursing practice, education, management, and research.

Table of Contents

FOUNDATION OF NURSING INFORMATICS:

1. Nurses and Informatics
2. Anatomy and Physiology of Computers
3. History of Health Care Computing
4. Telecommunications and Informatics

NURSING USE OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS:

5. Enterprise Health Information Systems
6. Nursing Aspects of Health Information Systems

APPLICATIONS OF NURSING INFORMATICS:

7. Clinical Practice Applications - Facility-based
8. Clinical Practice Applications - Community-based
9. Administration Applications
10. Education Applications
11. Research Applications

INFRASTRUCTURE ELEMENTS OF THE INFORMATICS ENVIRONMENT

12. Nursing Data Standards
13. Selection of Software and Hardware
14. Data Protection
15. Ergonomics
16. Usability
17. Disaster Recovery Planning
18. Implementation Concerns

PROFESSIONAL NURSING INFORMATICS:

19. A Process Redesign Approach to Successful IT Implementation
20. Nursing Informatics Education: Past, Present, Future
21. The Future for Nurses in Health Informatics

Appendix A: Generic Request for Proposal
Appendix B: Nursing Informatics Special Interest Groups
Appendix C: Sources of Additional Informatics and Health Care Information
Appendix D: Professional Societies
Appendix E: Academic Informatics Programs Worldwide
Appendix F: Transforming Clinical Documentation: Preparing Nurses for Change
Appendix G: Research Databases of Interest to Nurses