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PDAs, Palm Pilots, and Handheld Computers

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Harrison's Online PDA version -- Harrison's On Hand -- for the reduced price of $85.00. For more information see Option #3 at:
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Introducing...DynaMed ! Off-Network Access ( PDA info for DynaMed) Access the best available evidence at the point of care.  DynaMed's evidence-based reference with over 1,800 clinical topic summaries is available to the NYMC community in a PDA application for Palm OS and Microsoft Mobile devices.

Recommended Medical Freeware and Shareware for the PDA

ABG Pro Analysis of arterial blood gases

American College of Cardiology Guidelines

APPRISOR Downloads from the American Heart Association, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Urological Association, and more!

Asthma Treatment Guidelines From the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI).

AvantGo Web Page viewer for your PDA. Choose from AvantGo channels, or turn any web page into an AvantGo viewable channel.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention AIDSinfo

Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine - Handheld Resources EBM Calculators and tables.

CspotRun Reader for documents in DOC format (i.e. Microsoft Word). This freeware is available through PalmGear.

Diagnosaurus Free differental diagnsosis program.

ePocrates Rx Drug information updated weekly in an easy-to-use format. This is the free version.

Geriatrics at Your Fingertips PDA version of the American Geriatrics Society's annually updated pocket reference to clinical geriatrics

iSilo Web Page Conversion program

Johns Hopkins Antibiotic Guide

Johns Hopkins HIV Guide

JournalToGo Delivers medical literature and news to your handheld device

MedCalc and MedMath Medical calculators -- including BMI, Pregnancy, Coronary Risk, EBM Index, and more. Available via PalmGear.

Medical Eponyms for the Palm

MEDLINE Database - MD on Tap Wireless application for searching PubMed on your PDA

MedRules Clinical prediction rules from the medical literature. Available via PalmGear.

mobileMerckMedicus Available free to licensed health professionals

mobilePDR Available free to licensed prescribers.

National Guideline Clearinghouse PDA Downloads http://www.

Patient Keeper Patient management system for Palm and Pocket PC platforms

PDA Sites for Healthcare Providers Information on PDA software, hardware, and accessories for the healthcare field.

Ectopic Brain Good starting point for physicians using Palm OS devices.

Healthy Palm OS resources, including freeware and software for the Palm. Provides links to medical software and resources for handheld products.

Medical Software for PDAs Guide to healthcare sofware and applicatins for PDAs.

Mobile Healthcare Alliance Non-profit organization promoting the use of mobile information in medicine

Mobile Health Data Newsletter reporting on the use of mobile technologies in healthcare

pdaMD Medical PDA products and community.

Pediatrics on Hand

Commercial Sites

BiomedicalPDA (Wiley InterScience)

Handango (browse under Pocket PC, Medical)


Medical PocketPC

Meds PDA

Palm, Inc.


Patient Tracker




Unbound Medicine

M.Ascher, Updated 06/02/06

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