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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 Concepts of Computers by John Lincy, Thacker Naveen (2017) Edition : 2/e

A computer is a programmable machine designed to perform arithmetic and logical operations automatically and sequentially on the input submitted by the user and gives the desired output after processing. This chapter covers the characteristics of computers, computer organization, functional units, computer software, computer language, open source software, o... [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-02 Selecting a Computer by Ambwani Manoj (2017) Edition : 2/e

In recent times, there is a choice of selection between different types of computers and these are of three categories following as desktop computers, laptops, and tablets. All of these have their own advantages and limitations. A desktop computer is a personal computer that is stationed at one place and has separate tower, liquid crystal display (LCD) scree... [More]

Chapter-03 Computer Security and Virus Protection by Mehta Yatin (2017) Edition : 2/e

In this era of information technology (IT), use of computers has become common in hospitals to store and retrieve patient data. The patient data is very precious and confidential. Thus it has to be stored properly and should be protected from prying eyes and also from damage by virus attack. Every computer has precious data in it and the one that is connecte... [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]