Hand-held computers for family physicians

Mark H. Ebell, W. Hale, J. E. Buchanan, P. Dake

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Abstract

Hand-held computers such as the Apple Newton MessagePad, HP 200LX, Psion 3a, and Franklin DBS-2 are now powerful enough to be useful to family physicians in their care of patients. Each fits in a laboratory coat pocket, weighs a pound or less, costs less than $700, turns on instantly, and has excellent battery life. A wide variety of software, including computerized medical records, medical calculators, and medical references, is available.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)385-392
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Family Practice
Volume41
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • computerized medical records
  • Computers
  • family physicians
  • medical informatics computing

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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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Ebell, M. H., Hale, W., Buchanan, J. E., & Dake, P. (1995). Hand-held computers for family physicians. Journal of Family Practice, 41(4), 385-392.

Hand-held computers for family physicians. / Ebell, Mark H.; Hale, W.; Buchanan, J. E.; Dake, P.

In: Journal of Family Practice, Vol. 41, No. 4, 01.01.1995, p. 385-392.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Ebell, MH, Hale, W, Buchanan, JE & Dake, P 1995, 'Hand-held computers for family physicians', Journal of Family Practice, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 385-392.
Ebell MH, Hale W, Buchanan JE, Dake P. Hand-held computers for family physicians. Journal of Family Practice. 1995 Jan 1;41(4):385-392.
Ebell, Mark H. ; Hale, W. ; Buchanan, J. E. ; Dake, P. / Hand-held computers for family physicians. In: Journal of Family Practice. 1995 ; Vol. 41, No. 4. pp. 385-392.
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