Nursing Care

MobileNurse: hand-held information system for point of nursing care.

Publication Date: 
May 11, 2004

Healthcare information travels with patients and clinicians and therefore the need for information to be ubiquitously available is key to reliable patient care and reliable medical systems. We have implemented MobileNurse, a prototype point-of-care system using PDA.

Wireless health care service system for elderly with dementia.

Publication Date: 
Oct 18, 2006

The purpose of this paper is to integrate the technologies of radio frequency identification, global positioning system, global system for mobile communications, and geographic information system (GIS) to construct a stray prevention system for elderly persons suffering from dementia without inte

A pilot study exploring the clinical benefits when using a Mobile Clinical Assistant, the Motion C5 in medical wards.

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Jul 13, 2009

Hand held computers and point of care devices have been identified as tools that can support more efficient safe care delivery. This paper describes a pilot which evaluates this technology for usage by the nursing and the wider clinical team .

Personal digital assistant with a barcode reader--a medical decision support system for nurses in home care.

Publication Date: 
Mar 08, 2010

INTRODUCTION: Inappropriate medication among elderly people increases the risk of adverse drug-drug interactions, drug-related falls and hospital admissions. In order to prevent these effects it is necessary to obtain a profile of the patients' medication.

Database design and implementation for a PDA-based decision support system for screening and tailored care planning.

Publication Date: 
Aug 12, 2008

The database architecture for Mobile Decision Support for Advanced Practice Nursing (MODS-APN), a personal digital assistant (PDA)-based decision support system (DSS) for screening and tailored care planning by APN students, consists of 6 Microsoft Access databases for data storage, synchronizati

A mobile medicine decision support system for district nurses.

Publication Date: 
Jul 13, 2009

Inappropriate use of medicines increases the risk of hospital admissions for the elderly. Not only does this lead to unnecessary suffering for the patients but also incurs a great financial cost to the society.

Not just an IT project.

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Publication Date: 
Jun 04, 2012

Innovative use of information technology is improving patient outcomes and making nurses' working lives easier. Nurses at a Birmingham trust are using handheld computers to record vital observations and give early warning to senior clinicians if a patient is deteriorating.

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