Getting to know your handheld: Palm OS and pocket PC

Peter L. Reynolds, Mark H. Ebell

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We've introduced you to touch-sensitive screens, use of a stylus, and handwriting recognition capability for both Palm OS and Pocket PC devices. You've walked through a typical day using the built-in handheld software and learned to synchronize data between your handheld and a desktop computer. You've even learned to beam data wirelessly from one handheld to another. So now you're getting to know your handheld and the question becomes, "Are you hooked?"We hope you are.In the following sections,we'll delve more into medical-specific software and clinical applications of handheld computers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandhelds in Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationA Practical Guide for Clinicians
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages27
ISBN (Print)0387403299, 9780387403298
StatePublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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