Journal of Nursing & Care

ISSN: 2167-1168

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Bi Lian Chen

Taichung Veterans General Hospital,
People’s Republic of China

  • Research Article
    Effectiveness of a Nursing Shift Information System on a Surgical Ward in Taiwan
    Author(s): Bi Lian ChenBi Lian Chen

    Background: Nurse Shift is a routine but essential operation in hospital management. Classically, paper records have been used in nurse shift but these procedures are time consuming and inefficient. For efficiency and quality nursing care, as well as patients' wellbeing, a computerized nurse shifting information system is essential. Objective: This study aimed to estimate the performance of a computerized nurse shifting information system (CNSIS) designed to simplify the nurse shifting procedures. Methods: Seventeen female nursing staffs were recruited into this study. Two thousand and one hundred sixty six nursing shift data related to 142 inpatients from one ward during the period of November 20, 2007 to January 4, 2008, were also used in the analysis. ANOVA was used in analysing the time consumed before and after CN.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-1168.1000290

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