Pros And Cons Of Technology In Nursing

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Technology plays a very vital role in health care system and this system is persistently going through modifications in which application of technology covers important element Technology, as defined by Mirriam-Webster (2012) is the “practical application of knowledge especially in a particular area; a capability given by the practical application of knowledge; a manner of accomplishing a task especially using technical processes, methods; the specialized aspects of a particular field of endeavor.”. Nursing is one of the noble professions but is also one of the most tough and demanding profession both physically and mentally. Spread of technology in nursing is really helping to make life at ease for nurses. It is fact that high technology is not replaced by human touch so nursing is the profession which is the mixture of both. Nursing is about merging the talent of caring with the recent high technology.” When nursing presence is combined with technological practice, an opportunity is created to better understand the patient (Bernardo, 1998).
Nurses are generous and give their best in the plan and application of information technology in healthcare. .Cope et al (2009) states that “Nurses relied heavily on their senses of sight, touch, smell, and hearing to monitor patient status and to detect changes
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As a nursing manager we should promote in health care setting to have a successful use of technologies in daily health care practices to make their work effective which will help to our objective and improve motivation and job satisfaction, and also decrease the gap between the health care professional and patients , as (Bernardo ,1998 ) also said that fast changing setting, nurses must hold close and adjust to technology if it intends to be a important and dominant in the healthcare
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