Nursing Records

INCA - Individual Nomad Clinical Assistant - supporting nurses with mobile devices.

Publication Date: 
Aug 09, 2012

INTRODUCTION: A completely structured nursing record has been deployed in the 8 hospitals of the University hospitals of Geneva. Even with laptops, the access to the records restrains nurses' mobility during their bedside work. It has lead to a strong demand for mobile devices.

[Efficiency of computer-based documentation in long-term care--preliminary project].

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Jul 08, 2008

In Germany the documentation of processes in long-term care is mainly paper-based. Planning, realization and evaluation are not supported in an optimal way. In a preliminary study we evaluated the consequences of the introduction of a computer-based documentation system using handheld devices.

Introducing handheld computers into home care.

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Feb 29, 2012

In the fall of 2009, Bayshore Home Health (BHH) provided tablet computers to 75 home care nurses working in Barrie, Ont. The devices were equipped with an embedded evidence-based documentation system and loaded with decision-making supports such as drug reference databases.

Development of nursing care support system using PDA with wireless and barcode reader.

Publication Date: 
Jan 19, 2004

In this study, we developed nursing care support system using Personal Digital Assistants (PDA) with wireless and barcode reader. Our goals were to minimize the cost of deployment, to maximize the ease of operation, and to adapt to existing features and tasks of nursing care.

Meet new pain standards with new technology. Documentation takes a leap--into the palm of your hand.

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Apr 23, 2004

JCAHO's new pain standards promise better pain assessment, management, and outcomes for patients. A new technology can help nurses boost documentation and meet the increased demand on their time.

Implementing information technology in a behavioral health setting.

Publication Date: 
Jun 18, 2004

The art and practice of nursing in today's health care arena is becoming increasingly complex. One of the newest challenges in the field of behavioral health is the integration of quality health care with information technology.