Section One: Why Star Trek is science past.
So, you'd like a handheld.
Choosing software for yourself.
Organizing your life.
Taking lecture notes.
Keeping track of patient details.
Reading electronic books.
Games for ward rounds.
Carrying the web with you.
Handhelds for patients.
Section Two: Why two handhelds are better than one.
Case 1 - The haematology department.
Case 2 - The General Practice surgery.
Case 3 - The acute medicine department.
Section Three: On being a project champion.
Making change happen.
Talking to the IT department.
Choosing software for the team.
Getting the funding.
Appendix: Accompanying website.
"...The book is sincere and detailed...I recommend this book as a down-to-earth account..." (British Medical Journal, 17 March 2003)
"...provides good tips for the medial student with a PDA..." (Biomedical Informatics Today, Spring 2003)
"...a handy volume designed to encourage doctors to take up the PDA habit..." (Handheldsfordoctors.com, 8 April 2003)
"...I would encourage all health care providers to read this book and make use of this fast-growing technology when manageing patients". (Practical Diabetes International, October 2003)
"...written in a very informal style that clinicians can read easily and understand quickly..." (Jnl of the American Medical Informatics Assoc, 2003)
"...very useful to all who use handhelds, giving them insight into new and alternative uses..." (European Journal of Paediatric Neurology, Vol 8, 2004)