The purpose of the literature review, using peer-reviewed published research, is to summarize key findings of research that promotes the use of technology and telecommunications in nursing. In this assignment, you will gain the experience of conducting a literature review of a selected topic on the use of technology and telecommunications in health care.
For this assignment, you will:
1)Select a topic on a specific patient care technology or telecommunication in health care that you have interest in reviewing. Topic examples:
Wireless communication solutions.
Real-time location systems.
Workflow management systems.
Wireless patient monitoring solutions.
Electronic medication administration with bar coding.
Electronic clinical documentation with clinical decision support.
Interactive patient systems.
2)Select studies published during the past five years.
Select four appropriate peer-reviewed, research-based articles. These studies may be qualitative, quantitative, or outcomes-based. Note: The articles should NOT be a meta-analysis.
3) Use the following organizational format and complete a summary of key findings in each study using the table format presented in the text.