Nurse-Patient Relations

Mobile apps for psychiatric nurses.

Publication Date: 
Apr 03, 2014

Many health care professionals, including psychiatric nurses, are faced with increasing questions from patients about mobile applications (apps).

Mobile technology: streamlining practice and improving care.

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Sep 05, 2013

The use of mobile phones in care delivery has the potential to improve the way in which care is delivered. When implemented effectively, mobile technologies can empower patients and enhance communication between patients and their health-care providers.

Mobile technologies and communication strategies in an urban Midwifery Group Practice setting. An exploratory study.

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Publication Date: 
Dec 03, 2013

BACKGROUND: Around-the-clock access to a known midwife is a distinct feature of Midwifery Group Practice (MGP) and caseload midwifery settings; although the literature suggests this aspect of working life may hinder recruitment and retention to this model of care.

Major talking point.

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Publication Date: 
Jul 11, 2011

While mobile phone use is now an accepted part of everyday life, nurses using them in the course of their work need to be aware of the potential risks involved.

Using electronic communication safely in health care settings.

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Feb 12, 2013

Nurses are increasingly using mobile and other devices, such as cell phones, smartphones, tablets, bar-coding scanners, monitoring equipment and bedside computers, to communicate with members of the health care team and with patients.

Technology and its effect on knowing the patient: a clinical issue analysis.

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Apr 28, 2008

Nurses want to know the patients for whom they are providing care. Historically, hospital stays were longer, and nurses felt that they had the time to get to know the patient.

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