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The Cost of Being Wireless: A Usage Analysis of the PubMed for Handhelds Portal at the Point-of-Care.

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Ducut EG, Liu F, Fontelo P
AMIA Annu Symp Proc; 2008 Nov 8-12; Washington DC. p. 936.
Abstract: 

We analyzed the server logs of the 'PubMed for Handhelds' portal for a 30-day period, defined user characteristics and used a smartphone to do 'typical' MEDLINE searches. We then determined the amount of data exchanged between server and mobile device. Wireless Web access can be a useful tool to the mobile clinician. Daily data usage could reach megabyte levels.

Ducut EG, Liu F, Fontelo P. The Cost of Being Wireless: A Usage Analysis of the PubMed for Handhelds Portal at the Point-of-Care. AMIA Annu Symp Proc; 2008 Nov 8-12; Washington DC. p. 936.