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Annotated BibliographyHayrinen, K., Saranto,, k., & Nykanen, P. (2008). Definition, structure, content, use and impactsof electronic health records: A review of the research literature.Journal OfNursing,5(77), 291-301.In this article, Hayrinen, Saranto, and Nykanen explore the general context of electronic healthrecords by reviewing previous study literatures. The purpose of this article is to assess howstudies define electronic health records, their structure, the context in which they are used itsusers, and its data components. The authors also investigate the impact of electronic healthrecords on health care, the research that has been used to determine these impacts, and theresults. This article provides a credible source of information as it uses evidence from previousresearches to inform its study. It provides a useful ground for my study as it will support myargument concerning the usefulness of electronic health records in patient care. Even though thisarticle is a little bit dated, it provides background information that is functional for my research.Balestra, M. (2017). Electronic Health Records: Patient Care and Ethical and Legal Implicationsfor Nurse Practitioners.The Journal for Nurse Practitioners,13(2), 105-111. doi:10.1016/j.nurpra.2016.09.010Balestra in her article highlights on the failures of electronic health records and the ethicalimplications that are associated with EHRs and patient care. In the article, the author argues thateven though hospitals adopted EHRs system with a purpose of improving efficiency and qualityin patient care and reducing costs, health care providers find it difficult to navigate the process asit is time consuming and interferes with patient interactions. The article also offers ethical
practices that nurses can implement such as risk management strategies and safe practices toensure better patient care and avoid medical malpractice. Balestra is a clinical nurse practitionerand she also practices law, and hence her professional background makes her article a crediblesource for research. As a result, it is useful for my study as it will help to refute my stanceregarding the effectiveness of EHRs system in patient care. Furthermore, the article is a recent