Journal Article / mobile technology / nurses / nursing / patient safety

Care at just a touch

Patient Safety Horizon Scanning

Source:  Nursing Standard vol/iss 27/44 pp. 22-3.

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication:  July 2013

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell:  This article looks at an electronic observation system called Wardware, which is used on iPod Touch devices. NHS trusts are endeavouring to make better use of information technology to improve patient safety and this system can be used by nurses to save time and reduce errors. It alerts nurses when action needs to be taken and allows patient data to be shared immediately with doctors.

Length of Publication:  2 pages

Some important notes:  Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

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