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The Information Age is upon us and it heralds a new paradigm in the way universities conduct research. Lack of understanding and a cautionary stance towards the Internet has left many universities lagging far behind the needs of its student population. Research shows that both students and academics are struggling on their own to learn about these new(More)
AIM To generate a substantive theory for understanding the phenomenon of nursing home care for older people in Taiwan. BACKGROUND Taiwanese culture shows great respect for older people and older people are traditionally cared for at home by their families. However, the older population in Taiwan is rapidly increasing and this demographic shift, together(More)
In this paper we discuss the impact of healthcare 'reform' on nurses' personal and professional lives. Using a thematic analysis, we interviewed 38 nurses in Nova Scotia, Canada regarding their experiences of job displacement, inability to find full-time employment and job losses. Their stories reflect how they lived day by day and the effects this had on(More)
Use of the expert system as a tool for clinical decision support for students and practitioners of nursing is a subject of much discussion and developmental activity. A prototype of a nursing expert system was designed for use in a simulated laboratory environment to provide nursing students with decision support in identifying and managing common(More)
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