SMARTPHONE TECHNOLOGY and USER INSTRUCTION FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS                                          Katie SeelerBACKG...
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Smartphone Technology and User Instruction for Medical Students

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  • Smartphone Technology and User Instruction for Medical Students

    1. 1. SMARTPHONE TECHNOLOGY and USER INSTRUCTION FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS Katie SeelerBACKGROUND: RESULTS:•72% of American doctors use a •Both faculty and students pleasedSmartphone (expected to increase 8% with being able to access qualitypercent by 2012) resources via their phones•Up to 30% of accredited medical •Desire greater availability  libraries’schools in the U.S. require students to need to acquire more resourceshave Smartphones, while the rest available on Smartphones in additionactively encourage it to computers and greater outreachOBJECTIVES: MOST POPULAR AND/OR•To determine effectiveness of medical USEFUL “APPS”:resources available through mobile •Epocrates“apps” •MedCalc•Evaluate user satisfaction and areas •OsiriXfor further development •iMurmur •Diagnosaurus •Unbound MedicineMETHODS: •Skyscape•Two test groups and two control •QuantiaMDgroups consisting of preclinical and •Eponymsclinical medical students •Davis’s Drug Guide•Focus groups at end of year to obtain •Taber’s Medical Dictionaryfeedback •STAT!Ref Mobile

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