Bedside computerization of the ICU, design issues: benefits of computerization versus ease of paper & pen.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

This paper describes the design considerations for the implementation of a bedside computer system in an intensive care environment. Specific issues discussed include application design, implementation problems, design revisions, and design solutions. Specific examples of the above issues include passive data acquisition from bedside devices and computer systems, automated nursing assessments, respiratory therapy assessments and integrated reports.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Grewal, R; Arcus, J; Bowen, J; Fitzpatrick, K; Hammond, WE; Hickey, L; Stead, WW

Published Date

  • 1991

Published In

Start / End Page

  • 793 - 797

PubMed ID

  • 1807714

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC2247639

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0195-4210


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States