New App to Disinfect iPads in Clinical Settings

iPads and other tablets are becoming an integral part of daily clinical functioning. If you use your iPad in a hospital setting, it is important to consider that your technology can spread nosocomial infections. Well, there is an app for that. deBac is a free iOS app that can can be used as an effective intervention to reduce microbial load.  A recent study published in JMIR evaluated the application versus no disinfection process and demonstrated 2.7-fold (P=.000670) lower bacterial load on the devices used in the clinical environment that...

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Review: Endnote for iPad

Review: Endnote for iPad

Probably the best reference manager for handling citations in a manuscript in the last few years is EndNote. Well, they just released an iPad version of EndNote. At first look, the app is powerful and has plenty of features. Setting up EndNote is simple and accomplished by logging in to your free EndNote Online account and optionally linking EndNote to Dropbox. The Dropbox integration is a great feature as it allows you to import PDFs directly into the app. The syncing works effectively and references collected on the iPad were easily synced...

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