Shradha Ashawan, Rechal Sagar
Ms. Shradha Ashawan1, Ms. Rechal Sagar2
1Assistant Professor, HOD (Dept of Community Health Nursing), Government College of Nursing, Jagdalpur, Chhattishgarh.
2M.Sc. Nursing Final Year Student, Government College of Nursing, Jagdalpur, Chhattishgarh.
Volume - 8,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2020
Nursing informatics is the development and evaluation of applications, tools, processes and structures which assist nurses with the management of data in taking care of patients or supporting the practice of nursing. Computers enable nurses to quickly access important information about health or illness and treatment plan from electronic health record. A computer-based patient - record (CPR) is an electronic patient record that resides in a system specifically designed to support users by providing accessibility to complete and accurate data, alerts, reminders, clinical decision support systems, links to medical knowledge, and other aids. In clinical as well as community setup implication of computer are used for Assessment, Patient Monitoring., Documentation, Telemedicine, Electronic Medical Records. The application of computer systems to hospitals has provided clinical information in the most convenient form. In all types of health care organizations, nursing is the hub of the information flow, developing the science and technology of nursing informatics will enhance the information available to nurses for clinical practice, management, education and research and will facilitate the role of nurses as communicators. so, the uses of computer applications for patient care delivery and nursing practice is very important aspects for improving the health care delivery system.
Cite this article:
Shradha Ashawan, Rechal Sagar. Uses of Computer Applications for patient care Delivery and Nursing Practice. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2020; 8(4):543-553. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00121.0
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