What Is Informatics and What Does It Mean for Nursing?

  • Marion J. Ball
  • Kathryn J. Hannah
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)

Abstract

Today, nurses around the world are rapidly increasing the extent to which they use computers and information sciences to assist them in the performance of their increasingly sophisticated and complex duties. Consequently, the field of nursing informatics is developing quickly.

Keywords

Nursing Practice Medical Informatics Nursing Education Direct Patient Care American Medical College 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marion J. Ball
  • Kathryn J. Hannah

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