PDA Connections: Mobile Technology for Health Care Professionals / Edition 1

PDA Connections: Mobile Technology for Health Care Professionals / Edition 1

by Frances H. Cornelius, Mary Gallagher Gordon
     
 

PDA Connections is a text-PDA learning system designed specifically for nursing and health professions students, to show them how to incorporate a PDA into their course and clinical work. Filled with step-by-step instructions and screen shots, the text walks novice users through the basics students need to master Palm or Pocket PC devices. Classroom and

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PDA Connections is a text-PDA learning system designed specifically for nursing and health professions students, to show them how to incorporate a PDA into their course and clinical work. Filled with step-by-step instructions and screen shots, the text walks novice users through the basics students need to master Palm or Pocket PC devices. Classroom and clinical applications covered include notes, point-of-care data entry and access, clinical decision-making tools, and skill development tools. Each chapter includes learning activities in which students use actual PDA clinical software on their PDAs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781759991
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction to the PDA3
Ch. 2Getting started17
Ch. 3Getting down to basics : data entry options37
Ch. 4Getting comfortable with organizational features55
Ch. 5Downloading applications111
Ch. 6Connectivity129
Ch. 7Medical surgical case studies151
Ch. 8Rehabilitation case studies171
Ch. 9Pediatric case studies191
Ch. 10Women's health case studies209
Ch. 11Mental health case studies227
Ch. 12Community health and home care case studies249
Ch. 13Gerontologic case studies265
Ch. 14Critical care case studies285
Ch. 15What next? : putting your PDA to work315
Ch. 16Clinical decision-making tools341
Ch. 17Media : players, cameras, and more365
Ch. 18Accessories to expand functionality377
Ch. 19Troubleshooting your PDA393

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