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PDA Model-eMedCheck (Web site)

Description:

An electronic medical screening tool can decrease the amount of time spent on patient screening and/or registration, improve accuracy of the patient receiving the correct medication, and serve as a data collection system—essential elements during a public health emergency. eMedCheck, used on a personal digital assistant Palm T|X Handheld, is a medical screening tool that has been tested and evaluated during exercises and real-life events at local health departments.

Format: Web site

Toolkit:

APC Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Advanced Practice Centers, Epidemiology, Surveillance

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Montgomery County Advanced Practice Center

Submitted:

09/02/2009

Modified:

09/10/2013

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