DEVELOPING AN EXPERT SYSTEM FOR NURSING PRACTICE.

Judy G. Ozbolt, Samuel Schultz, Mary Ann P. Swain, Ivo L. Abraham, Karen Farchaus-Stein

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Abstract

The American Nurses Association has set eight standards of nursing practice related to the nursing process. Computer-aided information systems intended to facilitate the nursing process must be designed to promote adherence to these professional standards. For each of the eight standards, the authors describe how a hypothetical expert system could help nurses meet the standard. A prototype of such an expert system is being developed. Issues in conceptualizing clinical decision-making and developing decision strategies for the prototype system are discussed. The process of developing the prototype system is also described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings - Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care
EditorsGerald S. Cohen
PublisherIEEE
Pages654-657
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)0818605650
StatePublished - Dec 1 1984
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameProceedings - Annual Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care
ISSN (Print)0195-4210

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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