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Essentials of nursing informatics

Author: Virginia K Saba; Kathleen Ann McCormick
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
Packed with insights and examples from a contributor team of 45 experts who form a "Who's Who" in nursing informatics, Essentials of Nursing Informatics provides timely guidance on: Computer systems, data standards, nursing informatics theory, implementing and upgrading clinical information systems, knowledge discovery in large databases, and the consumer's use of the Internet for medical information. Practical  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Essentials of nursing informatics.
New York : McGraw-Hill, Medical Pub. Division, ©2006
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia K Saba; Kathleen Ann McCormick
ISBN: 0071441972 9780071441971
OCLC Number: 62155485
Notes: Revised edition of: Essentials of computers for nurses. 3rd ed. c2001.
Description: xxv, 705 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Overview of computers and nursing / Virginia K. Saba and Kathleen A. McCormick --
Ch. 2. Historical perspectives of nursing and the computer / Virginia K. Saba and William Scott Erdley --
Ch. 3. Electronic health record from a historical perspective / Patricia B. Wise --
Ch. 4. Computer hardware / Mary L. McHugh --
Ch. 5. Computer software and systems / Mary L. McHugh --
Ch. 6. Open source and free software / Peter J. Murray and Alric M. O'Connor --
Ch. 7. Data processing / Ramona Nelson --
Ch. 8. The Internet : a nursing resource / Vida B. Svarcas --
Ch. 9. PDA and wireless devices / Kathleen G. Charters and Thomasine D. Guberski --
Ch. 10. Incorporating evidence : use of computer-based clinical decision support systems for health professionals / Ida M. Androwich and Margaret Ross Kraft --
Ch. 11. Nursing informatics and healthcare policy / Carole A. Gassert --
Ch. 12. The role of technology in the medication-use process / Matthew C. Grissinger and Hedy Cohen --
Ch. 13. Healthcare data standards / Joyce Sensmeier --
Ch. 14. Electronic health record systems : U.S. federal initiatives and public/private partnerships / Linda F. Fischetti and Mary Jo Deering --
Ch. 15. Dependable systems for quality care / Dixie B. Baker --
Ch. 16. Nursing minimum data set systems / Connie White Delaney --
Ch. 17. Theories, models, and frameworks / Carol J. Bickford and Kathleen M. Hunter --
Ch. 18. Advanced terminology systems / Nicholas R. Hardiker, Suzanne Bakken and Amy Coenen --
Ch. 19. Implementing and upgrading clinical information systems / Marina L. Douglas and Marian L. Celli --
Ch. 20. Practice applications / Joyce Ernharth Johnson and Molly Billingsley --
Ch. 21. Critical care applications / Rosemary Kennedy and Ann M. Daddona --
Ch. 22. Community health applications / Cynthia M. Struk, Donna Ambler Peters and Virginia K. Saba --
Ch. 23. Ambulatory care systems / Susan K. Newbold --
Ch. 24. Internet tools for advanced nursing practice / Mary Ann Lavin and Michael J. Morgan --
Ch. 25. Informatics solutions for emergency preparedness and response / Elizabeth Weiner and Sally J. Phillips --
Ch. 26. Vendor applications / Sheryl Lynn Taylor and Ann Farrell --
Ch. 27. Administrative applications of information technology for nursing managers / Roy L. Simpson and Charlotte A. Weaver --
Ch. 28. Translation of evidence into nursing practice : evidence, clinical practice guidelines, and automated implementation tools / Kathleen A. McCormick --
Ch. 29. Data mining and knowledge discovery / Patricia A. Abbott and Sun-Mi Lee --
Ch. 30. Consumer and patient use of computers for health / Rita D. Zielstorff --
Ch. 31. Decision support for consumers / Patricia Flatley Brennan, Shirley M. Moore, David M. Haight and Gail R. Casper --
Ch. 32. The nursing curriculum in the information age / Barbara Carty and Iris Ong --
Ch. 33. Accessible, effective distance education anytime, anyplace / Patricia E. Allen, Jean M. Arnold and Myrna L. Armstrong --
Ch. 34. Innovations in telehealth / Diane J. Skiba, Amy J. Barton and Marilyn M. Nielsen --
Ch. 35. Computer use in nursing research / Veronica D. Feeg, Sarah E. Sheehan, Asher E. Beckwitt and Betty L. Chang --
Ch. 36. Computerized information resources / Diane S. Pravikoff and June R. Levy --
Ch. 37. Nursing informatics in Canada / Kathryn J. Hannah, Nora Hammell and Lynn M. Nagle --
Ch. 38. Nursing informatics in Europe / Margareta Ehnfors, Anna Ehrenberg and Rolf Nikula --
Ch. 39. Pacific rim / Evelyn J.S. Hovenga, Robyn L. Carr, Michelle L.L. Honey and Lucy A. Westbrooke --
Ch. 40. Nursing informatics in Asia / Hyeoun-Ae Park --
Ch. 41. Nursing informatics in South America / Heimar de Fatima Marin --
Ch. 42. Future directions / Kathleen A. McCormick --
App. Clinical care classification (CCC) system version 2.0 : two terminologies : CCC of nursing diagnoses and CCC of nursing interventions classified by 21 care components / Virginia K. Saba.
Other Titles: Essentials of computers for nurses.
Responsibility: [edited by] Virginia K. Saba, Kathleen A. McCormick.


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