Proposal to bring nursing into the information age. Iowa Intervention Project.
NLM Title Abbreviation
Image J Nurs Sch
Image--the journal of nursing scholarship
PURPOSE: To address issues related to documentation of nursing care and propose a model that illustrates how nursing practice data, collected through the use of standardized languages, are useful to staff nurses, nurse administrators, researchers, and policy makers. SIGNIFICANCE: Obtaining information about nursing practice is critical in times of health care change and reform. CONCLUSIONS: There are three main challenges: the level of detail to document, the inclusion of nursing language in critical paths, and the need for articulation among different nursing classifications. IMPLICATIONS: With recent advances in nursing classifications, the documentation systems in nursing can now be improved and much of the previous waste and redundancy eliminated.
Published Article/Book Citation
Image--the journal of nursing scholarship, 29:3 (1997) pp.275-281.
Image--the journal of nursing scholarship. 1997 Jan;29(3):275-281.