Simplifying the complexity surrounding ICU work processes - Identifying the scope for information management in ICU settings

@article{Munir2005SimplifyingTC,
  title={Simplifying the complexity surrounding ICU work processes - Identifying the scope for information management in ICU settings},
  author={Samina K. Munir and Stephen Kay},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  year={2005},
  volume={74 7-8},
  pages={643-56}
}
A multi-site study, conducted in two English and two Danish intensive care units, investigates the complexity of work processes in intensive care, and the implications of this complexity for information management with regards to clinical information systems. Data were collected via observations, shadowing of clinical staff, interviews and questionnaires. The construction of role activity diagrams enabled the capture of critical care work processes. Upon analysing these diagrams, it was found… CONTINUE READING