What to use for school, ipad, iphone, or mini laptop???? - page 2

This is my first semester in nursing school and I am trying to help myself as much as possible. I have a laptop at home to type papers but I don't want to drag it all over the place(battery is shot plus its cumbersome). What have... Read More

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    Quote from Pneumothorax
    i use my iphone all the time, the med calcs, drug guides, pdf docs ive loaded on there are REALLY helpful
    Which apps are you using? I just got an iPhone and am really excited for how it will help me in nursing school, but I'm having a hard time figuring out which apps to use. So far I have Epocrates and Medscape.

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    The iPad is great for reading but awful for typing, in my opinion. I'm a fast typer and I find e ipad interface awkward. It slows me down and some of its predictive typing drives me into a rage.

    For classes, in general, I have always learned more taking notes by hand (and NOT using PowerPoint print-outs). I could have written this message 10x faster than I just typed it on my iPad.

    But reading on the iPad is a transformative experience. I have trouble trying to read the news on my MacBook anymore - it's just so inferior to the tablet format!
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    Quote from sandyfeet
    Which apps are you using? I just got an iPhone and am really excited for how it will help me in nursing school, but I'm having a hard time figuring out which apps to use. So far I have Epocrates and Medscape.
    i have one with my protocols,
    drug calculator: "med calc", it includes drip rates, dose calculator, even has the visual pain scale and a lot more, its great

    epocrates & lexi-comp: for meds

    ecg guide: for interepreting some ekgs here and there

    student life: its for organizing my school schedule
    translator: w/ speech - never know when you'll have a language barrier
    ummm thats about it for now
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    Thank you Pneumothorax!! I have been playing around with MedCalc and it is really cool!


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