Christakis, Dimitri A

The effect of point-of-care personal digital assistant use on resident documentation discrepancies.

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Mar 02, 2004

BACKGROUND: We recently found documentation discrepancies in 60% of resident daily-progress notes with respect to patient weight, medications, or vascular lines. To what extent information systems can decrease such discrepancies is unknown.

Pediatricians' use of and attitudes about personal digital assistants.

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Feb 02, 2004

BACKGROUND: Personal digital assistants (PDAs) are being increasingly used in medical practice. Although they have been touted as having the ability to improve efficiency and safety, little is known about pediatricians' use of and attitudes about PDAs.