Type
Quiz
Book Title
Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals 5th Edition
ISBN 13
978-0132574952

978-0132574952 Chapter 27 Part 1

August 31, 2019
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Chapter 27
Question 1
Type: MCSA
A qualitative researcher studying lived experiences of congestive heart failure clients wishes to analyze data
obtained from client interviews. Which of the following software programs are best suited for this researcher's
purpose?
1. SYSTAT and HyperRESEARCH
2. NUD*IST and Nvivo
3. BMDP and DataDesk
4. SAS and SPSS
Question 2
Type: MCSA
An ethnographer selects Ethnograph, a software program to analyze data obtained from client interviews. Which
of the following is a potential disadvantage of using software for qualitative research?
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1. Data must be sorted manually into subsets for future analysis.
2. Research may be molded to fit the software program.
3. The researcher must input data separately for the best analysis.
4. There is less available time for data analysis.
Question 3
Type: MCSA
Which statement is true regarding the realization of a universal electronic health record (EHR)?
1. Security and confidentiality issues have been resolved.
2. The EHR exists only in private, for-profit acute-care institutions.
3. Health care providers are unified in the standardization of the EHR.
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4. The lack of common language prevents the EHR from becoming a reality.
Question 4
Type: MCSA
Which statement regarding data collection via the Internet is accurate?
1. Ethical issues are minimized because complete privacy of client response is assured.
2. E-mails cannot be used because there may be errors in interpretation and transcription.
3. Selection bias is eliminated because the Internet allows participation from all over the world.
4. Data collection is automated, allowing the data to be exported to other programs more easily.
Question 5
Type: MCSA
For which type of research is knowledge discovery in databases (KDD) least appropriate?
1. To cross-link risk factors for type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease
2. To identify the efficacy of a treatment for children with the rare and fatal Batten disease.
3. To test the hypothesis that polycystic kidney disease is best treated with antihypertensive
4. To determine the most significant risk factors for congestive heart failure
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Question 6
Type: MCMA
A nursing student wishes to initiate a search for interesting research topics. The student decides to peruse client
positioning during pulmonary artery catheter readings. Among the following, which are suitable for this topic?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. PsychINFO
2. MEDLINE
3. Google
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4. CINAHL
5. PubMed
Question 7
Type: MCSA
Which type of research is best suited for using nurmetrics?
1. The compilation of unified medical language systems into a universal language
2. The collapsing of databases into one large data set for research purposes
3. The generation and testing of new models of health care delivery using computers
4. The collection of data to create a uniform data set for nursing care and outcomes
Question 8
Type: MCSA
Which of the following is an advantage of uniform nursing languages, such as The Omaha System?
1. Standards for information systems are no longer needed.
2. Nursing data may be collected only in similar health care settings.
3. All contain the same type of data on nursing care and outcomes.
4. Studies using the same language may be replicated more easily.
Question 9
Type: MCSA
Data mining supports sifting through large volumes of data at rapid speeds. In which instance would the use of
data mining be inappropriate?
1. To provide information that may enhance the company's market share
2. To hide confidential information in databases using real values
3. To identify common factors relating to medication errors
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4. To search databases to review trends in the health care arena
Question 10
Type: MCSA
A nurse researcher selects a notebook computer to collect data for a research study. Which statement regarding
data collection using mobile devices is accurate?
1. Transcription errors may occur during data transmission.
2. An interactive data collection tool may not be appealing to the participant.
3. Time and costs relating to scrubbing data are usually much reduced.
4. Redundant data entry may occur until the researcher becomes more skilled.
Question 11
Type: MCMA
From a health information technology perspective, health care research has faced some impediments. Which of
the following has impeded health care research?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Slow adoption of uniform languages
2. Limited funding
3. Rapid adoption of data exchange standards
4. Confidentiality of private health information (PHI)
5. Failure to attain a birth-to-death electronic health record (EHR)