Asking questions: information needs in a surgical intensive care unit

@article{Reddy2002AskingQI,
  title={Asking questions: information needs in a surgical intensive care unit},
  author={Madhu C. Reddy and Wanda Pratt and Paul Dourish and M. Michael Shabot},
  journal={Proceedings. AMIA Symposium},
  year={2002},
  pages={647-51}
}
Even in the information-rich environment of hospitals, health-care providers face challenges in addressing their various information needs. Through a study of a patient-care team in a tertiary care Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU), we expanded our understanding of health-care providers' information needs in two important ways. First, the study focused on a patient-care team instead of individual health-care providers. Second, information needs were examined in a particular organizational… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 30 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 10 references

The Integration of Distributed Knowledge in Collaborative Medical Diagnosis, in Intellectual Teamwork

  • A. V. Cicourel
  • Lawrence Erlbaum Associates: Hillsdale, NJ. p
  • 1990
2 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…