Professional Role

Telemedicine in healthcare. 1: Exploring its uses, benefits and disadvantages.

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Nov 17, 2009

This first in a two part series on telemedicine in healthcare outlines the background and context for using this technology. It discusses the levels of telemedicine and its possible applications in healthcare, and examines its advantages and disadvantages.

Digital and social media opportunities for dietary behaviour change.

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May 22, 2015

The way that people communicate, consume media and seek and receive information is changing. Forty per cent of the world's population now has an internet connection, the average global social media penetration is 39% and 1·5 billion people have internet access via mobile phone.

Physicians interrupted by mobile devices in hospitals: understanding the interaction between devices, roles, and duties.

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Mar 08, 2013

BACKGROUND: A common denominator of modern hospitals is a variety of communication problems. In particular, interruptions from mobile communication devices are a cause of great concern for many physicians.

iPhones, iPads, and medical applications for antimicrobial stewardship.

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Jul 04, 2012

One of the most important antimicrobial stewardship activities of the infectious diseases pharmacist and physician is to provide education and clinical information about antimicrobials to health care professionals and patients; however, clinician training and continuing education in appropriate a

Family practice clerkship information seminars:the role of the health sciences library.

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Mar 21, 2005

This article will describe the New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) Family Medicine clerkship's Information Seminars for thirdyear medical students, conducted by the faculty and staff of the Department of Family Medicine and by librarians at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

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