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Evid Based Med 14:156 doi:10.1136/ebm.14.5.156-a
  • Resource review

Resource reviews

  1. Caroline De Brún
  1. National Knowledge Service; Oxford, UK

      Platt AF. Evidence-based medicine for PDAs: a guide for practice. MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2009.

      This book is available from www.amazon.co.uk for £18.99.

      As a librarian for the National Library for Health for England, I was very interested in reviewing a book that supports the delivery of evidence straight to the point of need, at the patient bedside. The book targets health professionals, educators, and students and aims to teach the audience the practical basics of using PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) computers to support evidence-based practice. The key objective is to introduce the use of evidence-based medicine (EBM) as a means of promoting lifelong learning, continuing medical education, and high-quality medical care.

      The author …