Can hand-held computers improve adherence to guidelines? A (Palm) Pilot study of family doctors in British Columbia.

@article{Price2005CanHC,
  title={Can hand-held computers improve adherence to guidelines? A (Palm) Pilot study of family doctors in British Columbia.},
  author={Morgan Price},
  journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien},
  year={2005},
  volume={51},
  pages={1506-7}
}
  • Morgan Price
  • Published 2005 in
    Canadian family physician Medecin de famille…
OBJECTIVE To examine whether Palm Prevention, a free software tool for Palm OS personal digital assistants (PDAs) that provides quick access to preventive guidelines in a patient-specific manner at the point of care, improved adherence to five preventive measures in primary care. DESIGN Prospective intervention pilot study. SETTING Vancouver, BC, and surrounding area. PARTICIPANTS Eight general practitioners. INTERVENTIONS Each physician used Palm Prevention for five preventive measures… CONTINUE READING

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