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Informatics and nursing : opportunities and challenges / Jeanne P. Sewell, Linda Q. Thede.

By: Sewell, Jeanne P.
Contributor(s): Thede, Linda Q | Thede, Linda Q. Informatics and nursing.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2013Edition: 4th ed.Description: xii, 477 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781609136956; 1609136950.Subject(s): Nursing informaticsDDC classification: 610.73
Contents:
Introduction to nursing informatics : managing healthcare information -- Software : information management -- Understanding computer concepts : common features -- Computer networks -- Professional networking -- Word processing -- Presentation software : looking professional in the spotlight -- Spreadsheets : making numbers talk -- Databases : creating information from data -- The internet : a road to health evidence-based -- Practice information -- Finding knowledge in the digital library haystack -- Mobile computing : finding knowledge in the palm -- Of your hand -- The consumer and the electronic health record -- The empowered consumer -- Interoperability at the international and national level -- Nursing documentation : is it valuable? -- The informatics discipline -- Basic electronic healthcare information systems -- Specialized electronic healthcare information systems -- Electronic healthcare system issues -- Carrying healthcare to the client -- Educational informatics : e-learning -- Administration tools for efficiency -- Informatics and research -- Legal and ethical issues.
Summary: 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. - Publisher.
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Rev. ed. of: Informatics and nursing / Linda Q. Thede, Jeanne P. Sewell. 3rd ed. c2010.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to nursing informatics : managing healthcare information -- Software : information management -- Understanding computer concepts : common features -- Computer networks -- Professional networking -- Word processing -- Presentation software : looking professional in the spotlight -- Spreadsheets : making numbers talk -- Databases : creating information from data -- The internet : a road to health evidence-based -- Practice information -- Finding knowledge in the digital library haystack -- Mobile computing : finding knowledge in the palm -- Of your hand -- The consumer and the electronic health record -- The empowered consumer -- Interoperability at the international and national level -- Nursing documentation : is it valuable? -- The informatics discipline -- Basic electronic healthcare information systems -- Specialized electronic healthcare information systems -- Electronic healthcare system issues -- Carrying healthcare to the client -- Educational informatics : e-learning -- Administration tools for efficiency -- Informatics and research -- Legal and ethical issues.

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. - Publisher.

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