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In Journal of public health research

This paper discusses the use of advanced mathematical tools in nursing research, such as mathematical models used in medicine for description and prediction of experimental tumor growth. They are rarely used in nursing research, but fortunately in the last decade, their use is increased, mainly due to artificial intelligence and Big Data, with great benefits for further nursing development. Therefore, a strong interaction between nurses and mathematicians is needed to improve nursing research, and consequently, the nurses' performance in daily work.

Rea Teresa, Guillari Assunta, Sergi Consolato, Serra Nicola


Big Data, Nurse, artificial neural networks, mathematical models, nursing research, nursing tools, questionnaires