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Assessment of relative importance of tablet computer features in supporting direct electronic documentation of encounters by eye care professionals.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16779288     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Extensive utilization of mobile devices at the point of care will depend on device acceptance by the providers. We conducted focus groups involving nine eye care professionals to evaluate and elucidate the most important features of a tablet Personal Computer (PC) for data entry at the point of care. Ease of use, and quality and size of display were considered to be the most critical features of such a mobile device by the majority of the participants. Keyboard and weight of device were deemed to be the least important features of a tablet PC.
Roje O Kacmaz; Jennifer M Arbanas; Paul P Lee; David F Lobach
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1942-597X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-16     Completed Date:  2007-02-15     Revised Date:  2009-03-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101209213     Medline TA:  AMIA Annu Symp Proc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1001     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Clinical Informatics, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Attitude to Computers*
Data Display
Focus Groups
Point-of-Care Systems
Grant Support
P30 EY0054722/EY/NEI NIH HHS; R01 EY015559/EY/NEI NIH HHS

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