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From Paper to PDA: Design and Evaluation of a Clinical Ward Instruction on a Mobile Device [chapter]

Anne Marie Kanstrup, Jan Stage
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper presents a case study of the design and evaluation of a mobile system, which involved transformation of complex text and tables to digital format on a PDA.  ...  We designed a PDA-based system for accessing information, focusing on the ward instruction, implemented a prototype and evaluated it for usability and utility.  ...  We want to acknowledge the work of our colleagues Pernille Bertelsen, Ellen Christiansen, Thomas Christiansen, Lene Hofmeister, Christian Nøhr and Peter Risgaard who have contributed to ideas, design and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03658-3_72 fatcat:uetsd75kfrg3tonstj667vyicq

A comparative evaluation study of basic interaction techniques for PDAs in point-of-care situations

Ole Andreas Alsos, Benjamin Dabelow
2010 Proceedings of the 4th International ICST Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare  
This qualitative usability evaluation study has compared interaction techniques of a paper based medical chart and three versions of a PDA based system, based on interaction with stylus, finger or hardware  ...  Despite a number of disadvantages compared to paper the users preferred PDA based interaction techniques.  ...  RESULTS The ward round simulations offered a realistic view on how the physicians used the paper and PDA at the point-of care.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.pervasivehealth2010.8835 dblp:conf/ph/AlsosD10 fatcat:zswlopudbbgqblla5pqym74ode

The Impact of Mobile Handheld Technology on Hospital Physicians' Work Practices and Patient Care: A Systematic Review

M. Prgomet, A. Georgiou, J. I. Westbrook
2009 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
However, the extent to which these devices improved outcomes and workflow efficiencies because of their mobility was largely absent from the literature.  ...  The authors conducted a systematic review to examine evidence regarding the impact of mobile handheld technology on hospital physicians' work practices and patient care, focusing on quantification of the  ...  Key areas of handheld technology impact as they relate to issues of mobility in the clinical workplace. menus, 58 will be exacerbated on a PDA screen.  ... 
doi:10.1197/jamia.m3215 pmid:19717793 pmcid:PMC3002124 fatcat:apunppeqwrcrbbabtv2utcf4eq

Use of technology in children's dietary assessment

C J Boushey, D A Kerr, J Wright, K D Lutes, D S Ebert, E J Delp
2009 European Journal of Clinical Nutrition  
Our goal is to develop, implement, and evaluate a mobile device (e.g., PDA, mobile phone) food record that will translate to an accurate account of daily food and nutrient intake among adolescents.  ...  ., a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) or a disposable camera, were preferred over the pen and paper food record.  ...  Acknowledgements: Support for this work comes from the National Cancer Institute (1U01CA130784-01) and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (1R01-DK073711-01A1).  ... 
doi:10.1038/ejcn.2008.65 pmid:19190645 pmcid:PMC2830089 fatcat:rlgzdi4ngfhgnnqfxev7sryqea

Secure dissemination of electronic healthcare records in distributed wireless environments

Petros Belsis, Dimitris Vassis, Christos Skourlas, Grammati Pantziou
2008 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
In this paper we present an architecture that attempts to deal with these issues; moreover, in order to prove the validity of our approach we have also evaluated the performance of our platform through  ...  Due to the critical nature of medical information, the design and implementation of these infrastructures demands special treatment in order to meet specific requirements; among else, special care should  ...  such as PDAs and 3G/4G mobile phones.  ... 
pmid:18487807 fatcat:wsjxl5mxr5fotaqk4jbkh66xga

Use of handheld computers in clinical practice: a systematic review

Sharon Mickan, Helen Atherton, Nia Wyn Roberts, Carl Heneghan, Julie K Tilson
2014 BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making  
When clinical guideline recommendations were presented on handheld computers, clinicians made significantly safer prescribing decisions and adhered more closely to recommendations than peers using paper  ...  This systematic review was designed to synthesise high quality evidence to answer the question; Does healthcare professionals' use of handheld computers improve their access to information and support  ...  Acknowledgements Helen Atherton is funded by a National Institute for Health Research School for Primary Care Fellowship.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6947-14-56 pmid:24998515 pmcid:PMC4099138 fatcat:vxzlrzbcfzaxjmg2u5p2o4xwqm

sj-pdf-1-jrn-10.1177_17449871221077080 – Supplemental Material for Adopting mobile health applications by nurses: a scoping review

Soghra Nezamdoust, Mohammadhiwa Abdekhoda, Fatemeh Ranjbaran, Saber Azami-Aghdash
2022 Figshare  
Supplemental Material, sj-pdf-1-jrn-10.1177_17449871221077080 for Adopting mobile health applications by nurses: a scoping review by Soghra nezamdoust, Mohammadhiwa Abdekhoda, Fatemeh Ranjbaran, and Saber  ...  Azami-Aghdash in Journal of Research in Nursing  ...  "This paper describes the protocol used for a clinical trial assessing the impact of a mobile device app to reduce the rate of medication errors, time to drug preparation, and resuscitation". pediatric  ... 
doi:10.25384/sage.20235530.v1 fatcat:kdbvzoyfwjahpotnqspib26a3m

Monitoring Heart Disease and Diabetes with Mobile Internet Communications

David Mulvaney, Bryan Woodward, Sekharjit Datta, Paul Harvey, Anoop Vyas, Bhaskar Thakker, Omar Farooq, Robert Istepanian
2012 International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications  
Using a combination of mobile device applications and web browser, the data can be stored, accessed, and displayed using mobile internet communications to the central server.  ...  Telemetry from wireless sensors and readings from other instruments are combined into a comprehensive set of measured patient parameters.  ...  They would like to state that they have written confirmation on file that the subject has no objection either to his photograph being published or the data recorded during the session being used for research  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/195970 pmid:23213330 pmcid:PMC3505653 fatcat:lkjzkgi5qzb77ivdgdyk2t7ham

Portable Computing in Psychiatry

John Luo
2004 Canadian journal of psychiatry  
In addition, the school collects a log of patient encounters from each student's PDA, as well as clerkship and faculty evaluations (16) .  ...  A comparison of acute pain assessment on paper vs PDA demonstrated that PDAs were more likely to contain complete documentation regarding pain and side effects and that the overall encounter time was shorter  ... 
doi:10.1177/070674370404900104 pmid:14763674 fatcat:2nczjusmu5bsrj632l7t2ejbji

IRRODL Volume 8, Number 2; Special Issue: Mobile Learning

Various Authors
2007 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
This paper is a good example of how mobile technology can be used to educate people on the move. mobile technology in education, researchers and educators need to work with manufacturers of mobile devices  ...  The aim of this paper is two-fold: first, to reflect on progress in approaches to usability and on recent developments in the field, and second, to review usability issues reported in a range of studies  ...  The project was conducted with financial support from the Pan Asia Networking (PAN) Program Initiative of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), under a grant to the Virtual University of  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v8i2.1097 fatcat:z5zg63ciqzhoph4mm252sebwau

Tablet computers with mobile electronic medical records enhance clinical routine and promote bedside time: a controlled prospective crossover study

Robert Fleischmann, Julian Duhm, Hagen Hupperts, Stephan A. Brandt
2014 Journal of Neurology  
Tablet use led to significant time savings during preparing and post-processing of ward rounds.  ...  This study examined the impact of tablets running an electronic medical record on ward round performance.  ...  T-Systems did not influence study design and the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data and the writing of the article and the decision to submit it for publication at any stage; the authors'  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00415-014-7581-7 pmid:25476692 pmcid:PMC4363516 fatcat:npzbzpajqzcbrihnutpwobkdk4

Chapter 64. eEmergency Healthcare Informatics [chapter]

E. Kyriacou, P. Constantinides, A. Panayides, M.S. Pattichis, C.S. Pattichis
2014 Zenodo  
However, their use in daily practice as well as the monitoring and evaluation of these systems still remains a goal to be achieved.  ...  The objectives of the chapter are to provide an overview of the way that information and communication technologies have been used in order to develop systems for emergency healthcare support, present  ...  In a recent study, where mobile and fixed computer use by doctors and nurses on hospital wards was investigated, it was found that the choice of device was related to clinical role, nature of the clinical  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2587570 fatcat:boqv2zuphbgapdvuyjojqji3nu

The trouble with login: on usability and computer security in ubiquitous computing

Jakob E. Bardram
2005 Personal and Ubiquitous Computing  
The paper reports from field studies of clinicians using an electronic patient record (EPR) and describes severe usability problems associated with its login procedures.  ...  The design of these new mechanisms is part of the design of a ubiquitous computing infrastructure for hospitals, which is grounded in field studies of medical work in hospitals.  ...  Acknowledgments The field study of department T was done together with Christina Nielsen and Thomas K. Kjaer. We are grateful to the clinicians at department T for participation in this work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00779-005-0347-6 fatcat:3hbo6in3ijf6pjkqg3ags5uouq

Use of mobile health technologies for postoperative care in paediatric surgery: A systematic review

Nam Nguyen, Etienne Leveille, Elena Guadagno, Luc Malemo Kalisya, Dan Poenaru
2020 Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare  
Introduction Mobile health (mHealth) is the use of mobile communication devices such as smartphones, wireless patient monitoring devices and tablet computers to deliver health services.  ...  systems included texting systems and mobile applications, and were implemented for a wide range of surgical conditions and countries.  ...  studies evaluated the reliability of pain scales displayed on mobile devices.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1357633x20934682 pmid:32605411 fatcat:mjlvpbbkwndy5deqmdofolidki

Personal Digital Assistants Adoption in Healthcare: a Nurses' Case Study

Elisa B. Moran, Ana I. Martínez-Garcia, Víctor M. González, Jesús Favela, Julia Mora
2006 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
Recent reports show that Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) are being widely used in healthcare and their level of use is expected to rise rapidly.  ...  practices and with a longitudinal perspective.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was partially funded by CONACYT projects 42447 and 40799 and through scholarship provided to Elisa Morán. Also we thank the participating personnel at the Hospital.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/MoranMGFM06 fatcat:lhif2iqezjaydaonhr6m7wxfgq
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