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Search results for "Information Professionals"
Special or Theme Issue
Wung SF, ed. Crit Care Nurs Clin North Am. 2018;30:179-310.
Care teams rely on a variety of technologies to support safe practice. This special issue focuses on critical care nursing practice and how human factors affect technology use. Articles cover clinical applications of technology and review the role of technologies in critical thinking, medication delivery, and alarm fatigue.
Journal Article > Review
Strople B, Ottani P. J Prof Nurs. 2006;22:197-204.
The authors review the literature on shift reports and communication of patient information and discuss how to enhance this process through automation.
Cases & Commentaries
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Mary K. Goldstein, MD, MS ; February 2006
Failure to enter documentation of a DNR order causes a severely ill elderly man to be resuscitated against his wishes. Shortly thereafter, the patient's wife confirms his wishes, and within minutes, the patient dies.
Journal Article > Commentary
Schneider PJ, Pedersen CA, Montanya KR, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2006;63:59-64.
The investigators analyzed the impact of a CD-ROM program on medication error and found that nurses who participated were significantly better prepared to identify errors and apply safe medication practices.
Journal Article > Study
Changes in intensive care unit nurse task activity after installation of a third-generation intensive care unit information system.
Wong DH, Gallegos Y, Weinger MB, Clack S, Slagle J, Anderson CT. Crit Care Med. 2003;31:2488-2494.
The investigators studied the effect of an intensive care unit information system on documentation time. They found that the system decreased time spent on documentation and increased the amount of time nurses spent directly caring for patients.