Study: Medication effectiveness diminishes when patients crush tabletsPeople who take more than 4 doses of medicine a day appear more likely to crush tablets or open capsules potentially reducing their effectiveness, according to a study published in the Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research.
"Is my kid ready for a smartphone?"“Mom/Dad, can I have a smartphone?” Children are posing this question to their parents at earlier and earlier ages. If parents wait until they are asked to consider how they will monitor technology and their children, they are already behind.
Going mobileYou’re dating yourself if the song from The Who is going through your head after reading the headline of this editorial. Hmmm…maybe I am dating myself with the reference!
Physicians' top 5 most-used medical apps for smartphones and tabletsMedical app usage in a medical practice was much higher among smartphone users (51% daily) than tablet users (30% daily), according to a report from American EHR Partners.
Improving patient care: Smartphones and mobile medical devicesThe world is a much different place since the iPhone was released this month just 6 years ago in 2007. Because of our smart mobile devices, we talk, text and tweet, shop wisely, travel expediently, and socialize even when alone.
docwise vs. Read by QxMd: Which medical journal app should you use?We've taken a close look at the two medical journal and news-reading apps, docwise and Read by QxMD, that provide the best experience.