Since 1985, the nursing profession has made significant progress in informatics. The Fifth International Symposium on Nursing Informatics clearly showed that the nursing profession is well aware of the potential that computer technology holds for improving the quality and efficiency of health care if information systems are well designed, integrated and professionally managed. The structure of the Symposium and the organization of the papers in this volume represent the work of the Scientific Programme Committee and the editors. In addition to the scientific papers, the editors have also included authors' descriptions of panels, posters and scientific demonstrations, giving readers an excellent overview of the current state-of-the-art of nursing informatics. In order to encourage young colleagues to publish, graduate students in nursing informatics submitted poster abstracts that are also included in the volume.The current neonatal database system has been in use for three years, and contains information on over ten thousand patients with three hundred ... Yet, invariably, as the volume of data is expanded, answers to new questions that are asked are not always found in the available data. ... Fundamentals of Database Systems.
|Author||:||Susan J. Grobe, Elly S. P. Pluyter-Wenting|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Science Limited - 1994|