PDAs: Automation without all the hardware

Mercer, Jay
June 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/22/2004 Supplement, Vol. 170, p63
Academic Journal
This article discusses the utilization of personal digital assistants (PDAs) in medical practice. The expanding types and varieties of medical software that are available for these devices is what makes the PDA useful. Major categories of the various medical software programs are the books, drug databases, calculators and other tools. The Pam operating system is the one used by the vast majority of PDAs in the medical community.


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