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This article describes a survey of 202 nursing recruits at an 850 bed hospital newly computerized with an Integrated Hospital Information System (IHIS). The nurses answered questions concerning their demographic characteristics, their experience with computers, their attitudes to computers and whether the fact that the hospital was computerized affected(More)
Very few empirical studies have been completed which verify the actual benefits of automation for nursing. This article provides an overview of the results and implications of five research studies undertaken at a Canadian Hospital to ascertain the impact of computerization on selected aspects of nursing. These studies found that nurses perceived few(More)
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