Community nursing needs more silver surfers: a questionnaire survey of primary care nurses' use of information technology
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Author DetailsTom Chan (1), Sarah Brew (2) and Simon de Lusignan (3) - (1) Kent Surrey and Sussex Primary Care Research Network (KSSnet.) Surrey and Hampshire Borders Community Trust Camberley, Surrey, UK; (2) Kent Surrey and Sussex Primary Care Research Network (KSSnet.) Three Bridges Practice, Crawley, West Sussex, UK; and (3) Senior Lecturer – Primary Care Informatics Department of Community Health Sciences St. George's Hospital Medical School LONDON SW17 ORE UK
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Original PublisherBioMed Central Ltd
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KeywordsNational Health Service; Practice Nurse; Electronic Patient Record; Health Visitor; Nursing Profession; Silver Surfers; Nurses' Use of Information Technology; United Kingdom
In the UK the health service is investing more than ever before in information technology (IT) and primary care nurses will have to work with computers. Information about patients will be almost exclusively held in electronic patient records; and much of the information about best practice is most readily accessible via computer terminals.
Date of Publication2004-10-07
Citation of Original PublicationChan, T., Brew, S. & de Lusignan, S. Community nursing needs more silver surfers: a questionnaire survey of primary care nurses' use of information technology. BMC Nurs 3, 4 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6955-3-4. Retrieved from https://sigma.nursingrepository.org/handle/10755/20559
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