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Hand-held computers in clinical audit: A comparison with established paper and pencil methods
The performance of hand-held computer terminals was compared with that of paper and pencil data collection methods. The study was carried out on two wards, with a comparative study in the medical audit unit at Rampton ...
Computer aided interviewing in psychiatric social work
This paper describes a research project on the process of collecting information for psychiatric social history. Subjects were patients’ parents. Ten subjects were interviewed by computer and fourteen by persons. Unstructured ...
Surfing the Internet: Challenges for healthcare
As the 21st century approaches more and more people are getting 'on-line' and discovering the wealth of information that is available to them via the Internet. At little cost, individuals can access and search for information ...
THE ATMOSPHERE is serious and intense as a team of 25 elected nurses from Northern Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales gather to debate the items that will shape and steer the way forward for the RCN. It can be onerous, ...
Auditing health promotion activities in primary health care teams: An analysis of activity and suggestions for indicators of service delivery
An audit of health promotion activity by primary health care teams in North Nottinghamshire was conducted in 1996/7 which collected quantitative data on the health promotion activity and qualitative data on examples of ...
Improving delivery of care through change management
This article describes an evidence-based care initiative and programme of clinical change which set out to improve the delivery of nursing care and related health outcomes for mentally disordered offender patients at Rampton ...