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The usefulness of handheld computers in a surgical group practice

J Blackman, P Gorman, R Lohensohn, D Kraemer, S Svingen
1999 Proceedings. AMIA Symposium  
We designed a system using hand-held computers allowing physicians in the hospital setting to access their surgical schedules, to track patients in multiple hospitals, and to quickly enter billing information  ...  The system was successfully implemented, it was well accepted by clinicians and staff users, and it showed an increased capture of charges.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Priscilla Lewis and John Zelko for initiating this project and the administration and surgical staff of HealthFirst Medical Group for their support.  ... 
pmid:10566447 pmcid:PMC2232808 fatcat:vuszfvbttreado5czoddmb6v5q

PHP7 A SURVEY OF UK HEALTH CARE WORKERS' VIEWS ON THE USE OF HANDHELD COMPUTERS IN EVIDENCE-BASED CLINICAL PRACTICE

AJ Dickson, SM Strayer
2006 Value in Health  
A literature search using PubMed found few papers focussing on the use of handhelds in clinical practice.  ...  handheld computers in clinical practice.  ...  METHODS: We used Central Pharmacy report as the source of data about drugs delivered to surgical departments in period of three months.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1098-3015(10)63225-1 fatcat:nv32ql2qkred5p6uzeu2piesxm

PHP9 USE OF ANTIBIOTICS AT CLINICAL CENTRE OF MONTENEGRO

S Goranovic
2006 Value in Health  
A literature search using PubMed found few papers focussing on the use of handhelds in clinical practice.  ...  handheld computers in clinical practice.  ...  METHODS: We used Central Pharmacy report as the source of data about drugs delivered to surgical departments in period of three months.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1098-3015(10)63227-5 fatcat:6jwgqw55d5gilejmewphxycaom

PHP8 ANTIBIOTIC UTILIZATION IN NIS REGION OF SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO

B Kodela, R Velickovic-Radovanovic, R Lilic, J Petrovic
2006 Value in Health  
A literature search using PubMed found few papers focussing on the use of handhelds in clinical practice.  ...  handheld computers in clinical practice.  ...  METHODS: We used Central Pharmacy report as the source of data about drugs delivered to surgical departments in period of three months.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1098-3015(10)63226-3 fatcat:2dc2dqfkcfhundqejynnszvsza

The personal digital assistant (PDA) as a tool for telementoring endoscopic procedures

Alex Gandsas, Katherine McIntire, Kevin Montgomery, Cody Bumgardner, Linda Rice
2004 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
This project represents the first step in assessing the potential for using handheld computers as a mobile alternative to current telementoring systems.  ...  Handheld computers may have a role in telementoring residents who are performing endoscopic procedures.  ...  It is estimated that 50% of physicians will be using a PDA as a patient management tool by the year 2005. 5 We believe that handheld computers could potentially be used as a tool to remotely assist during  ... 
pmid:15544251 fatcat:dktmy2657zat3ipyjypd5zaf7m

Rhinoplasty Perioperative Database Using a Personal Digital Assistant

Howard S. Kotler
2004 Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery  
The handheld computer facilitates the reliable and accurate storage and query of perioperative data, assisting the retrospective review of one's own results and enhancement of surgical skills.  ...  Objective: To construct a reliable, accurate, and easyto-use handheld computer database that facilitates the point-of-care acquisition of perioperative text and image data specific to rhinoplasty.  ...  With the recent development and implementation of handheld computer technology, more recent investigators have addressed the use of mobile computing solutions in surgical practice.  ... 
doi:10.1001/archfaci.6.5.321 pmid:15381579 fatcat:sjcrhm2hh5aormmybw7d5ejqxe

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  
The integration of clinical decision support systems within handheld computers offers clinicians the highest level of synthesised evidence at the point of care.  ...  Instead, evidence for effectiveness was summarised narratively, according to each study's aim for assessing the impact of handheld computer use.  ...  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

Clinician Use of a Palmtop Drug Reference Guide

J. M. Rothschild
2002 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
Recently, point-of-care technology has become more widely available and more practical with the advent of handheld, or palmtop, computing.  ...  Therefore, the authors evaluated the clinical contribution of a drug database developed for the handheld computer. ePocrates Rx (formerly known as qRx; ePocrates, San Carlos, California) is a comprehensive  ...  The authors thank Rena Yamamoto, Jan Horsky, and Elisabeth Burdick for valuable research assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1197/jamia.m1001 pmid:11971883 pmcid:PMC344582 fatcat:phydy66wgjgv7pxfuhzosed66e

Handheld Laparoscopic Forceps Manipulator Using Multi-slider Linkage Mechanisms [chapter]

Hiromasa Yamashita, Nobuhiko Hata, Makoto Hashizume, Takeyoshi Dohi
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In conclusion we were sure of a usefulness of a new handheld laparoscopic forceps manipulator for speedy and dexterous laparoscopic surgery.  ...  In vivo experiments, this manipulator performed laparoscopic surgical tasks, such as raising the liver and the stomach, and suturing the stomach surface tissue in 22.3 ± 5.4 seconds per suture.  ...  A part of this work is supported by Research for the Future Program "Development of Surgical Robot", administered by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Industrial Technology Research Grant  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30136-3_16 fatcat:is2tl2x7ebbcdp5vxurwvg5pji

Who's Using PDAs? Estimates of PDA Use by Health Care Providers: A Systematic Review of Surveys

Chantelle Garritty, Khaled El Emam
2006 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Methods: This study was a systematic review of PDA usage surveys. Surveys were identified as part of an ongoing systematic review on the use of handheld devices.  ...  Objectives: The objectives of this study were to estimate current and future PDA use among health care providers and to discuss possible implications of that use on choice of technology in clinical practice  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to acknowledge the Chalmers Research Group, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute for their in-kind support.  ... 
doi:10.2196/jmir.8.2.e7 pmid:16867970 pmcid:PMC1550702 fatcat:flmcei4ukrbk5g74mbldlvmq44

The Use of Optical Coherence Tomography in Intraoperative Ophthalmic Imaging

Paul Hahn, Justin Migacz, Rachelle O'Connell, Ramiro S. Maldonado, Joseph A. Izatt, Cynthia A. Toth
2011 Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging  
The surgeon viewed the maneuvers through the surgical mi-croscope with the MM-OCT in place, and the OCT images were displayed on a separate computer screen.  ...  The ability to provide high-resolution cross-sectional imaging of ocular structures has transformed clinical ophthalmic practice, and the use of OCT in the intraoperative setting has been a logical progression  ... 
doi:10.3928/15428877-20110627-08 pmid:21790116 pmcid:PMC3510671 fatcat:s3u4on43jzboredg7xydjb7dwa

PHP10 POTENTIAL IMPACT OF HOSPITAL DISCHARGE PRESCRIPTIONS ON COMMUNITY PRESCRIBING-AN IRISH PERSPECTIVE

C Usher, L Tilson, M Barry
2006 Value in Health  
A literature search using PubMed found few papers focussing on the use of handhelds in clinical practice.  ...  handheld computers in clinical practice.  ...  METHODS: We used Central Pharmacy report as the source of data about drugs delivered to surgical departments in period of three months.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1098-3015(10)63228-7 fatcat:n6m5p67mb5gp3gce5cjwx365ee

An open-source automated surgical instrument for microendoscope implantation

Bo Liang, Lifeng Zhang, Casey Moffitt, Yun Li, Da-Ting Lin
2018 Journal of Neuroscience Methods  
We developed a robotic surgical instrument that utilizes robotic control of a needle connected to a vacuum pump to aspirate brain tissue.  ...  We demonstrated the GRIN lens implantation procedure in the dorsal striatum utilizing our proposed surgical instrument and confirmed the surgical results by microscope after the implantation.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the valuable suggestions from Drs. Wen Zhang, Sarah Hawes, and Rajtarun Madangopal.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2018.10.013 pmid:30326202 pmcid:PMC6258328 fatcat:lhiswjbdyffdpgu325glbtg2au

Handheld Computing in Medicine

Sandra Fischer, Thomas E. Stewart, Sangeeta Mehta, Randy Wax, Stephen E. Lapinsky
2003 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
devices are doctors in small group practices outside hospitals. 23 A handheld device is a helpful tool in family practice to access evidence-based information at the patient's bedside. 17 The Framingham  ...  A growing body of literature supports the use of handheld devices in a variety of medical settings.  ... 
doi:10.1197/jamia.m1180 pmid:12595403 pmcid:PMC150367 fatcat:c6rvc2c7g5hudl5pwynzw7znp4

Scaffolding cooperative multi-device activities in an informal learning environment

Leilah Blakeney Lyons
2007 CHI '07 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '07  
Using a design experiment approach, my research focuses on the design and evaluation of distributed scaffolds that enable informal learners to use mobile technology effectively.  ...  within short episodes of use, and (3) should allow multiple users to participate at the same time.  ...  Acknowledgements The author was supported by an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship while conducting this work. Citations  ... 
doi:10.1145/1240866.1240879 dblp:conf/chi/Lyons07 fatcat:shfz2rjfkvcmhn33aqwdj6r5ti
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