Volume 11 - Issue 5 - May 2003

I magine evaluating a patient in your office for alopecia who is taking eight medications and you are unsure which, if any, of these medications might be causing the hair loss. Or, imagine you’re performing a hospital consultation and that the patient you’re seeing has a suspected drug eruption, is on 12 drugs, and once again you aren’t sure which, if any, of these medications might be involved. Wouldn’t it be nice to have instantaneous access to various databases that could immediately give you the information you need at the point-of-care? With today’s handheld computers and the right softw