Essentials of Nursing Informatics, 5th Edition

Essentials of Nursing Informatics, 5th Edition

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The classic text on how nurses can use technology to improve patient care -- and every aspect of their job performance, education, and career Written by leaders in nursing informatics, this comprehensive, up-to-date text explores the ever-growing role technology plays in the field of nursing. Offering theoretical background to help you understand how informatics serves many aspects of the profession, Essential of Nursing Informatics also gives you practical help in unlocking computinga€™s benefits -- both now and into the future. Numerous case studies and examples add real-world relevance to the material. An internationally recognized contributor team provides information and insights not found in any other text on essential topics such as the application of computers to nursing administration, education, and research; electronic medical records (EMRs) and personal health records (PHRs); coding; and government, clinical, and private sector system requirements. Completely revised and updated with the latest information on specialized softwares and contributions, the fifth edition of Essentials of Nursing Informatics covers: Computer systems Information theory Current issues in informatics Continuum of care information technology systems Educational applications Research applications International perspectives (including Europe, Canada, Pacific Rim, Asia, South America, and South Africa) The future of informaticsTABLE 10.2 Examples ofMobile Devices Characteristic Laptop Netbook Tablet Smartphone Ultralight MP4 Device MacBook MacBook Air iPad iPhone 4 iPod nano ... Full-size keyboard Full-size multi- Miniature multi- Click wheel and trackpad and trackpad touch screen touch screen* Battery life ... The trade-off is that adding external devices increases the weight and decreases the mobility of the system.

Title:Essentials of Nursing Informatics, 5th Edition
Author:Virginia Saba, Kathleen McCormick
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2011-07-21


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