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The International Nursing Minimum Data Set

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Evelyn HovengaEvelyn Hovenga, W Goossen, K Oyri, C Delaney, A Coenen, V Saba, W Sermeus, J Warren, M Heimer, HA Park
The international Council of Nurses (ICN) and the International Medical Informatics Association-Nursing Informatics Special Interest Group (IMIA-NI-SIG) cosponsor the International Nursing Minimum Data Set (i-NMDS) project, which seeks to describe nursing care around the world. This chapter (1) provides a brief historical overview of nursing data collections, (2) describes and analyzes the essential data set initiatives around the world, (3) identifies the needs and purpose for the i-NMDS and (4) discusses the results of a pilot study related to the i-NMDS. It concludes with a view into the future in which the i-NMDS can be used to make nursing’s contribution to health statistically visible

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Editor

Weaver C; Delaney C; Weber P; Carr R

Parent Title

Nursing and informatics for the 21st Century : an international look at practice, trends and the future

Start Page

305

End Page

319

Number of Pages

15

ISBN-13

9780976127758

Publisher

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

Place of Publication

Chicago, Ill.

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Acquest consulting; Faculty of Business and Informatics; Faculty of Health; Georgetown University; Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (1970- ); University of Minnesota;

Era Eligible

Yes

Number of Chapters

34