Nursing Staff, Hospital

The development and piloting of electronic standardized measures on nursing work: combining engineering and nursing knowledge.

Publication Date: 
May 24, 2013

AIMS: This paper describes the development and piloting of electronic standardized measures on nursing work (e-SMNW) for rich data gathering on the work and work environment of registered nurses (RNs) and practical nurses (PNs).

Self-help stress management training through mobile phones: an experience with oncology nurses.

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Publication Date: 
Aug 13, 2013

Although all professions are susceptible to work-related stress, the nursing profession has been identified as particularly stressful; indeed, oncology nursing is often described as being among the most stressful specialty areas.

An investigation of the effect of nurses' technology readiness on the acceptance of mobile electronic medical record systems.

Publication Date: 
Aug 15, 2013

BACKGROUND: Adopting mobile electronic medical record (MEMR) systems is expected to be one of the superior approaches for improving nurses' bedside and point of care services. However, nurses may use the functions for far fewer tasks than the MEMR supports.

Computer-mediated mobile messaging as collaboration support for nurses.

Publication Date: 
Sep 11, 2009

Collaboration in hospitals is coordinated mainly by communication, which currently happens by face-to-face meetings, phone calls, pagers, notes and the electronic patient record. These habits raise problems e.g., delayed notifications and unnecessary interruptions.

TAP.NET: a windows messaging service for nursing staff.

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Publication Date: 
May 07, 2012

Nurses are the foundation of any healthcare system. It is essential to alert nurses on time so that they can offer care and comfort without any delay. Pager messages (short messages) represent an important part of the overall hospital communication network.

What nurses want: diffusion of an innovation.

Publication Date: 
Mar 17, 2008

We investigated the usability of personal digital assistants (PDAs) to improve research utilization and timely access to electronic practice information to assist in clinical decisions. Nurses used a decision support tool on a PDA to collect point-of-care outcomes data.