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Identifying nurse managers' essential information needs in daily unit operation in perioperative settings

List of Authors: Eriikka Siirala, Sanna Salanterä, Heljä Lundgrén‐Laine, Laura‐Maria Peltonen, Janne Engblom, Kristiina Junttila

Publisher: WILEY

Publication year: 2020

Journal: Nursing Open

Journal acronym: NURS OPEN

Volume number: 7

Issue number: 3

Number of pages: 11

ISSN: 2054-1058

eISSN: 2054-1058

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nop2.454

URL: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/nop2.454

Aim To identify nurse managers' essential information needs in daily unit operation in perioperative settings.Design Qualitative and quantitative descriptive design.Methods The study consisted of (I) generation of an item pool of potential information needs, (II) assessment of the item pool by an expert panel and (III) confirming the essential information needs of nurse managers in daily unit operation with a survey (N = 288). Content validity index values were calculated for the assessments by expert panel and in the survey. Internal consistency of the final item pool was explored with Cronbach's alpha. The data were collected from 2011-2015.Results During the study process, the number of essential information needs decreased from 92-41. The final item pool consisted of 12 subthemes, and they were categorized into four main themes: patient's care process, surgical procedure, human resources and tangible resources. The findings can be used to create a knowledge map for information system purposes.

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