By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Information Technology Newsweekly -- Current study results on Data Mining have been published. According to news originating from Amman, Jordan, by VerticalNews correspondents, research stated, "To reveal hidden patterns and knowledge present in nursing care information documented with standardized nursing terminologies on end-of-life (EOL) hospitalized patients. 596 episodes of care that included pain as a problem on a patient's care plan were examined using statistical and data mining tools."
Our news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Private University, "The data were extracted from the Hands-On Automated Nursing Data System database of nursing care plan episodes (n=40,747) coded with NANDA-I, Nursing Outcomes Classification, and Nursing Intervention Classification (NNN) terminologies. System episode data (episode=care plans updated at every hand-off on a patient while staying on a hospital unit) had been previously gathered in eight units located in four different healthcare facilities (total episodes=40,747; EOL episodes=1,425) over 2 years and anonymized prior to this analyses."
According to the news editors, the research concluded: "Results show multiple discoveries, including EOL patients with hospital stays (
For more information on this research see: Data mining nursing care plans of end-of-life patients: a study to improve healthcare decision making. International Journal of Nursing Knowledge, 2013;24(1):15-24. (Wiley-Blackwell - www.wiley.com/; International Journal of Nursing Knowledge - onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)2047-3095)
The news correspondents report that additional information may be obtained from F. Almasalha, The Applied Science Private University, Amman, Jordan. Additional authors for this research include D. Xu, G.M. Keenan, A. Khokhar, Y. Yao, Y.C. Chen, A. Johnson, R. Ansari and D.J Wilkie.
Keywords for this news article include: Asia, Amman, Jordan, Hospital, Information Technology, Information and Data Mining.
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