Hospital Departments

Understanding usage patterns of handheld computers in clinical practice.

Publication Date: 
Dec 04, 2002

Handheld computers are commonly used in clinical practice and often considered invaluable by physicians. Though full of promise, the technology is still costly and literature assessing its real use in clinical practice remains scarce.

The use of smartphones for clinical communication on internal medicine wards.

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Publication Date: 
Dec 16, 2010

BACKGROUND: Communication between clinicians is hampered by the frequent difficulty in reaching the most responsible physician for a patient as well as the use of outdated methods such as numeric paging.