Title

Creating a resource database for nursing service administration

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

3-1-1991

Journal, Book or Conference Title

Computers in nursing

NLM Title Abbreviation

Comput Nurs

PubMed ID

2036589

Abstract

In response to the current information explosion in nursing service administration (NSA), the authors felt a need to collect and organize available resources for use by their faculty and graduate students. An electronic database was developed to facilitate the use of the collected print and software resources. This article describes the creation of the NSA Resource Database from the time the need for it was realized to its completion. There is discussion regarding the criteria used for writing the database, what the database screens look like and why and what the database contains. The article also discusses the use and users of the NSA Resource Database to date.

Keywords

Databases, Bibliographic/standards, Humans, Manuals as Topic, Nurse Administrators, Nursing Services/organization & administration, Reference Books, Software

Published Article/Book Citation

The definitive version was published in Computers in nursing, 9:2 (1991) pp.69-74.

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URL

http://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/848