The ownership and clinical use of smartphones by doctors and nurses in the UK: a multicentre survey study

  title={The ownership and clinical use of smartphones by doctors and nurses in the UK: a multicentre survey study},
  author={M. Mobasheri and D. King and M. Johnston and S. Gautama and S. Purkayastha and A. Darzi},
  journal={BMJ Innovations},
  pages={174 - 181}
Background Much interest has arisen around the use of smartphones, tablet devices and related apps in the healthcare context. It has been suggested that increasing numbers of healthcare professionals are using these technologies in the workplace. We have performed an up-to-date UK-based, multicentre, cross-sectional survey study exploring the ownership rates and uses of these technologies among doctors and nurses, specifically focusing on the clinical environment. Methods After initial piloting… Expand

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