Intensive Care Nurses' Interest in Clinical Personal Digital Assistants

Faulk, Jeanette F.; Savitz, Lucy A.
October 2009
Critical Care Nurse;Oct2009, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p58
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on the preference of critical care nurses on the use of personal digital assistants (PDAs) as a healthcare information technology. It describes PDAs as hand-held battery-operated tools with memory cards for storing information. The study revealed that nurses are interested in using PDAs and are influenced by several factors including electronic tools availability. It concludes that PDAs gain increasing popularity among clinical students and health care providers.


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