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It is estimated that one in three older adults will experience a fall over a one-year span, with one-third of these falls occurring in the home.
According to a 2003 CMA Physician Resource Questionnaire, one-third of Canadian physicians currently use handheld computers in clinical practice, a 73% increase over the last two years.
Evidence in the Palm of Your Hand: Using PDAs to Implement Clinical Practice Guidelines in Primary CareMD, CCFP, FRCPC
The need for relevant and timely information at the point of patient care is paramount in primary medicine.
The Internet has become the world's greatest information resource.
Every-day technologies, such as telephones and remote controls, are an important part of life but are not always user friendly.
Increasingly, physicians are turning to handheld computers for a variety of applications in their medical practices.
MD, MSc, FRCPC
MD, FRCPC, FACP, AGSF
Evidence in the Palm of Your Hand: Using PDAs to Implement Clinical Practice Guidelines in Primary Care