Use of personal digital assistants to enhance educational evaluation in a primary care clerkship.

@article{Kurth2002UseOP,
  title={Use of personal digital assistants to enhance educational evaluation in a primary care clerkship.},
  author={Rebecca J Kurth and Vincent Silenzio and Matilde Irigoyen},
  journal={Medical teacher},
  year={2002},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={488-90}
}
Experiences of students using optically scanned cards were compared with those of students using personal digital assistants (PDAs) to log patient encounters in a primary care clerkship. From April to September 2001, students were offered the option of using a PDA in lieu of scanned cards to track clinical encounters. Data obtained from PDA users were compared with those previously obtained from scanned card users. Verbal and written feedback was obtained from all students. Of the 71 students… CONTINUE READING

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