Written by experts from around the globe (USA, Europe, Australia and Asia) this book explains technical issues, digital information processing and collective experiences from practitioners in different parts of the world practicing a wide range of telenursing applications including telenursing research by professionals in the field. This book lays the foundations for the globalisation of telenursing procedures, making it possible to kw that a nursing service could perform on a patient anywhere in the world.
Prof. Sajeesh Kumar, University of Pittsburgh has extensive telemedicine research experience in several countries. His multi-disciplinary expertise extends from medicine, e-medicine, electronic engineering, and biomedical engineering to computer science. Dr. Sajeesh has won several research awards, published scientific papers in acclaimed journals including Nature and Lancet. Some of these technologies have rolled out to clinicians. He is a member of the American Telemedicine Association, IEEE Computer Society and the International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health. Recently, he was conferred with the prestigious Premier's Australia Day Award. Prof. Helen Snooks, Swansea University has research interests and expertise in the fields of Emergency Pre-hospital and Unscheduled Care, Clinical Audit and Effectiveness, and research support. The focus of her work is to plan, design and carry out evaluations of new models of service delivery which often involves changing roles and working across boundaries between service providers. In recent years, Prof Snooks has been involved in diverse studies concerning retention of nurses in the NHS, the organisation of primary care nursing, gastrointestinal services and health-related community development.