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BACKGROUND The transition from medical school to the workplace can be demanding, with high expectations placed on newly qualified doctors. The provision of up-to-date and accurate information is essential to support doctors at a time when they are managing increased responsibility for patient care. In August 2012, the Wales Deanery issued the Dr.Companion©(More)
The influence of technology in medical workplace learning is explored by focusing on three uses: m-learning (notably apps), simulation and social media. Smartphones with point-of-care tools (such as textbooks, drug guides and medical calculators) can support workplace learning and doctors' decision-making. Simulations can help develop technical skills and(More)
OBJECTIVES To explore how a medical textbook app ('iDoc') supports newly qualified doctors in providing high-quality patient care. DESIGN The iDoc project, funded by the Wales Deanery, provides new doctors with an app which gives access to key medical textbooks. Participants' submitted case reports describing self-reported accounts of specific instances(More)
  • Scott H. Hackley, Debbie A. Hunter, +6 authors Anne Liston
  • 2016
4 Acknowledgments We are extremely grateful for the efforts of many individuals with the U.C. Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center who assisted with this work. Thanks to Katie Webb who assisted with lake work. Thanks to Tina Hammell, Veronica Edirveerasingam, Anne Liston and their assistants who continue to do excellent work in the analytical labs.(More)
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