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Participation Of Nurses In The Development Of A Computerized Bedside Charting System

  • Sherri Dorken
  • Gordon Tait
  • Janet Brophy
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 41)

Abstract

Nurses in an eighteen bed multi-disciplinary Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) have helped to develop a bedside computer system which automatically records the patient’s physiological variables such as heart rate, blood pressure, and respiratory rate from the bedside monitor on a minute to minute basis and graphically displays this information on a bedside microcomputer. The graphic display of this detailed information facilitates the astute observation of patterns and trends in the patient’s physiological status (Figure 1).

Keywords

Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Bedside Nurse Bedside Monitor Apple Macintosh Computer Record Patient Data 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sherri Dorken
  • Gordon Tait
  • Janet Brophy

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