The trial of PDAs in Queensland public hospitals and its effect on patient safety

Bruggemann, Glenn and Gurney, Tiana and Hafeez-Baig, Abdul and March, Judy and Weale, Greg (2009) The trial of PDAs in Queensland public hospitals and its effect on patient safety. In: 2nd Passionate about Practice Conference, 29-30 Jul 2009, Brisbane, Australia .

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Abstract

[Abstract]: This study has examined the usage of wireless handheld devices (PDAs – personal digital assistants) in the improvement of nursing decision making within Queensland Health. The research question that this study sought to answer was: ‘will the decision making algorithms that are built on a handheld device improve the clinical decision making analysis by Queensland nurses?’


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No evidence of copyright restrictions.
Depositing User: Mrs Tiana Gurney
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2010 04:24
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:37
Uncontrolled Keywords: PDA, nursing, decision making, wireless technology
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080605 Decision Support and Group Support Systems
10 Technology > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100510 Wireless Communications
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/6716

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