Developing a vital sign alert system.

Publication Date: 
Jul 25, 2013

OVERVIEW: This article describes the implementation of a nurse-designed, automated system for enhancing patient monitoring on medical-surgical and step-down nursing units.

Formulary access using a PDA-based drug reference tool: does it affect prescribing behavior?

Publication Date: 
Nov 12, 2008

We assessed the association between formulary access via a handheld drug reference tool and utilization of generic (Tier 1) and non-generic, non-formulary (Tier 3) medications.

Distinguishing healthy adults from people with social anxiety disorder: evidence for the value of experiential avoidance and positive emotions in everyday social interactions.

Publication Date: 
Sep 10, 2013

Despite the increased attention that researchers have paid to social anxiety disorder (SAD), compared with other anxiety and mood disorders, relatively little is known about the emotional and social factors that distinguish individuals who meet diagnostic criteria from those who do not.

PDAs as cognitive aids for people with multiple sclerosis.

Publication Date: 
Feb 07, 2008

OBJECTIVE: Cognitive impairment is a common symptom for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). This study evaluated the effects of an occupational therapy training protocol using personal digital assistants (PDAs) as assistive technology for people with cognitive impairment related to MS.

The use of handheld technology in nursing education.

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Dec 04, 2002

Advances in technology must be integrated into curricula. The authors review the process and risks associated with adopting handheld technology and offer suggestions for integrating this technology into nursing curricula.