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Using Mobile Technology to Save Lives

Recent study compared response times to cardiac arrest emergencies between ambulances and trained lay responders linked to an alert system using mobile phone positioning, and found that the latter were faster 56% of the time.

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Good review of mobile apps for PubMed

The blog iMedicalApps took on the challenge of evaluating the various mobile applications for searching PubMed in detail, which took a whopping seven pages for the final report. The blog’s editors conclude: Of the reviewed apps, only two are worth considering, namely Pubmed Clip and Pubmed on Tap. Of these, Pubmed on Tap is the […]

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Fighting for innovative healthcare at Notre Dame

As summarized today on the iMedical Apps blog, Dr. Hsueh-Chia Chang, a distinguished professor at the University of Notre Dame, is working on using microfluidic technology in order to create a hand held device that can quickly detect pathogens in blood and toxins in food and water. If successful, this tool will not only be […]

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Spotlight on NLM resources

Did you know that you can access PubMed resources from your mobile device? Learn how at the monthly “Spotlight! On National Library of Medicine Resources” online workshop on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010, at 8:30 am MDT, 9:30 am CDT. This workshop is free but registration is requested. And in July, learn about using Mobile MedlinePlus […]

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Eccles Goes Mobile

Eccles Library now has a mobile-ready website. The Home page features a 3-tab interface with a collection of mobile-friendly links and pages, as well as direct links back to the library’s main website. It is currently optimized for viewing on an iPhone/iPod Touch, with further refinements under development to support users of other mobile devices. […]

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