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Handheld / Mobile Devices

Most of the software on this list is either free or available for a minimal fee.


General Information

Most recently Smartphones have begun to support many of the functions of PDAs with the addition of telephone service, email, and web browsing. There are Android operating system-based Smartphones, Blackberry operating system-based Smartphones, Palm operating system-based (Palm OS) PDAs and Smartphones, the iPhone and Microsoft-based Pocket PCs (Windows Mobile) made by HP, Dell and others. The result is a much wider variety of devices to choose from requiring more research on the part of the consumer.

There are websites which offer overviews of the everchanging world of handheld computing many with tutorials on getting started with your unit. Below you will find a few useful ones.
About.com: PDA Buyer's Guide
EnterpriseMobileToday
howstuffworks: PDAs
howstuffworks: BlackBerry
iPhone
pdaMD.com
Pediatrics on Hand Handheld Basics
Wikipedia: Smartphone
Wireless Medicine from Medscape | FREE registration required

Hardware and Operating Systems


Android
BlackBerry
iPhone
iPod touch
Palm (PDA)
Smartphone
Windows Mobile

Handheld / PDA Resources


Anesthesiology - Pain
Bioterrorism / Terrorism / Disaster Management
Calculators
Cardiology
Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Decision Tools
Diagnostic Imaging Resources
Drug Resources
Emergency Medicine
EBM: Evidence-Based Medicine
General Medical Resources
Lab Tests
Neurology
Nursing
Nutrition
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Oncology
Orthopedics
Patient Tracking
Pediatrics
Psychiatry
Radiology
Surgery

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