International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2022, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part B
Emerging trend of artificial intelligence in OBG nursing
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is evolving technology which is transforming the whole healthcare industry globally. The World Health Organization and global healthcare systems had recognized the use of artificial intelligence technologies to address ‘system gaps’ and automate the more difficult tasks to optimize clinical services and reduce inequalities in the health care industry. Nurses are the heart of the health care team, who can manage the health care crisis because they are the vital link between patient and other health care team members. AI has great influence in nursing field by overcoming diagnostic challenges, decrease bias in patient care, improving treatment modalities, reducing workload and there by promote wellness in patient outcome. Also, AI brings a paradigm shift in the field of obstetrics and gynecological nursing. AI will augment knowledge and assist nurses for decision making in various areas of obstetrics and gynecological field such as fetal heart monitoring and pregnancy surveillance, predicting preterm labor, in vitro fertilization, gynecological surgery, screening of cervical and ovarian cancers and screening for gestational diabetes mellitus. The nurse will be the health coach, the main element of the delivery of human compassion. A nurse’s experience and knowledge teamed with their skill will only transition into new ways of processing data and the nurse will evolve into the data integrator. The article concluded that AI is going to revolutionize the nurse’s time spent for delivering patient care but the need for nurses will not be eliminated.