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The impact of technology on the "older" nurse: findings of the study: part 2.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Home healthcare nurse
Publication Date
Volume
22
Issue
10
Pages
668–670
Identifiers
PMID: 15486502
Source
Medline

Abstract

This article presents the results of a study identifying older nurses' response to using various technology in their practice. This study measured nurses working with wireless peripheral devices, such as blood pressure cuffs, pulse oximeters, scales, glucometers, and digital thermometers, and monitoring units that were placed in the patient's home. Findings have implications for both older and younger clinicians as these types of products and systems can affect productivity, visit time, and assessment accuracy.

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