As Smartphone Usage Expands, Survey Says Nurses and Nursing Students Want Mobile Access to Credible Drug Data

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Nurses and future nurses are using smartphones at the bedside, and want immediate access to drug reference tools.

 

A recent survey of nearly 4,000 nurses and nursing students found that more and more nurses are turning to mobile technology to help them provide efficient and effective care. Conducted by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW), publisher of the top-selling Nursing 2013 Drug Handbook, the survey found that 85 percent of nurses and students want a smartphone app version of the drug guide. 

 

LWW’s poll of 3,900 nurses and nursing students found that:

71 percent of nursing professionals use a smartphone for their job

66 percent of students use a smartphone for nursing school

85 percent of respondents want a mobile app version of a drug guide, while 89 percent want access to both an app version and the traditional print version

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