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Monday, April 25, 2005

Now, tech-savvy docs like to have a handheld

Now, tech-savvy docs like to have a handheld: "It was early morning and Kathleen Koth, a fourth-year medical student at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, couldn't remember the exact dosage for the antibiotic Cipro.
On the shelf was a year-old 10-pound physician's reference, but instead of flipping through the pages, Koth, 31, simply reached into her pocket and pulled out her Sony Clie a personal digital assistant. A couple of points of the pen later, she had the drug, the dose, any interactions, and the possible side effects"


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