I. General Informatics.- 1. Nursing Informatics: The Unfolding of a New Science.- 2. On the Interaction Between Health Informatics, the Individual, and Society.- 3. Information Technology Developments: Issues for Nursing.- 4. Toward a Uniform Language for Nursing in the US: Work of the American Nurses Association Steering Committee on Databases to Support Clinical Practice.- 5. A New Paradigm for Computer-Based Nursing Information Systems: Twenty Care Components.- 6. Nursing Intervention Lexicon and Taxonomy: Preliminary Categorization.- 7. An International Classification for Nursing Practice.- 8. Evaluating Information Support for Guideline Development.- 9. Computerlink: An Innovation in Home Care Nursing.- 10. Combining Telecommunications and Interactive Multimedia Health Information on the Electronic Superhighway.- 11. The Electronic Community: An Alternative Health Care Approach.- 12. Nursing Collaboratory Development via the Internet.- 13. Data Protection and Nursing: A Technical and Organizational Challenge.- 14. Structuring Nursing Data for the Computer-Based Patient Record (CPR).- 15. Educating Nurses to Maintain Patient Confidentiality on Automated Information Systems.- 16. Data Bank-A Model System for Assuring the Public's Health, Safety, and Welfare.- 17. A Conceptual Model of the Information Requirements of Nursing Organizations.- 18. Utilizing Computer Integration to Assist Nursing.- 19. Role of the Nurse in Implementing Nursing Information Systems.- 20. An Integrated Nursing Management Information System: From Concept to Reality.- 21. Knowledge and Knowledge Acquisition for the Development of Expert Systems for Nursing.- 22. A New Nursing Vision: The Information Highway.- II. Clinical Practice.- 23. Interfacing and Linking Nursing Information Systems to Optimize Patient Care.- 24. How to Harness the Power of Information Technology to Benefit Patient Care.- 25. Capturing and Using Clinical Outcome Data: Implications for Information System Design.- 26. Information Technology and the Management of Preventive Services.- 27. Computerized Nursing Information Systems: Benefits, Pitfalls, and Solutions.- 28. Design and Development of an Automated Nursing Note.- 29. The Patient Problem/Nursing Diagnosis Form: A Computer-Generated Chart Document.- 30. Information Management in Ambulatory Care: The Nurse and Computerized Records.- 31. A Data Model for an Automated Nursing Tool to Support Integrated Rapid Care Planning in a Multiple Patient Assignment.- 32. Information Seeking by Nurses During Beginning-of-Shift Activities.- 33. The Patient-Oriented Bedside Terminal.- 34. Benefits of Bedside Terminals-Myth or Reality?.- 35. Point of Care Terminals: A Blessing or a Curse?.- 36. Information Systems in Critical Care: A Measure of Their Effectiveness.- 37. Bedside Computerization of the ICU, Design Issues: Benefits of Computerization Versus Ease of Paper and Pen.- 38. Using the Actigraph to Measure Activity-Rest in the Acute Care Setting.- 39. Expert Systems: Automated Decision Support for Clinical Nursing Practice.- 40. Evaluation of an Artificial-Intelligence-Based Nursing Decision Support System in a Clinical Setting.- 41. Process Control: Clinical Path Analysis.- III. Nursing Administration.- 42. The Registration of a Nursing Minimum Data Set in Belgium: Six Years of Experience.- 43. Standardized, Comparable, Essential Data Available Through the Nursing Minimum Data Set.- 44. An Evaluation Study of Off-The-Shelf Patient Classification Systems.- 45. The Role and Scope of Data Management in a Changing Health Services Delivery Environment.- 46. Nursing QA-Standard-Setting Forces and Automation.- 47. Bedside Nursing Information Systems: Quantities and Costs.- 48. Savings and Other Benefits Experienced from Use of a Computerized Bedside Documentation System.- 49. Comparing Information on Medical Condition and Nursing Care for the Management of Health Care.- 50. Nursing Care Cost and Resource Consumption Management.-
A compilation of both landmark historic and contemporary papers, illustrating the inception and evolution of nursing informatics. The authors have assembled the papers into an invaluable source book providing a framework for future developments in the field. Examining the relationship between nursing and information systems, practical applications include administration, practice, research, education, critical care, and community health. An essential tool for nurses seeking to attain credentials as Nursing Informatics Specialists.
The editors have collected these newly-published independent papers, and assembled them into an invaluable source book providing a framework for future developments in the field of Nursing Informatics. It will be an essential tool for nurses seeking to attain credentials as Nursing Informatics Specialists.