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Chapter-01 Computers in Nursing by Selvasekaran J (2008) Edition : 1/e

This chapter covers the key responsibilities of nurses to effectively perform research and non-clinical functions using computers for healthcare. It talks about how computers are used in community health both in public health sector and private multi speciality clinics to easily manage patient administration starting from admission to billing. This chapter d... [More]

Chapter-01 Introduction to Computers by Singh Karanbir (2007) Edition : 1/e

Introduction to computers, Accept information, Amplifier, Artificial intelligence (AI), Auxiliary storage, Disk drives, Hardware, Integrated circuits, Mainframes, Microprocessor, Operating system (OS), Personal data assistants (PDA), Postage stamp, Random-access memory, Software, Store information, Transistor

Chapter-02 Nursing Informatics by Selvasekaran J (2008) Edition : 1/e

This chapter discusses about the various definitions of Nursing Informatics and useful websites required for nursing profession. It also list outs the scientific methods central to nursing informatics and the major literature databases which provides access to health care related literature. Four major databases highlighted in this chapter are MEDLINE (Pub M... [More]

Chapter-03 Hospital Information/Management System by Selvasekaran J (2008) Edition : 1/e

An ideal Hospital Information System (HIS) design should be focused on integration of clinical as well as financial and administrative applications. This chapter discusses how to improve hospital services in a time-efficient and cost-effective manner, by linking both Financial Information Systems (FIS) and Management Information Systems (MIS) to a Clinical I... [More]

Chapter-04 Computer Concepts by Selvasekaran J (2008) Edition : 1/e

Computer word is derived from Greek word, “Compute” which means to ‘Calculate’. This chapter explains about the characteristics of computers like Speed, Accuracy, Multitasking, Storage/Memory and executing the tasks automatically. It briefly discusses about the historical development of computers starting from the “Mathematics” inventions as ABACUS (3500 BC)... [More]

Chapter-05 Input and Output Devices by Selvasekaran J (2008) Edition : 1/e

An input device is an electromechanical device, which accepts data from the users and translates into a machine readable form, which the computer can interpret. An output device is an electromechanical device, which accepts data from a computer and translates them into a form, which is suitable for use by the users. This chapter explains about the different ... [More]