CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, October 10, 2003 Unbound
Medicine today announced that it has introduced six new PDA references
on its mobile knowledge management platform, CogniQ. The CogniQ
Pediatrics Series includes leading pediatrics publications from
PocketMedicine combined with Unbound Medicine's unique literature
management service, Unbound MEDLINE.
Available for both Palm OS and Pocket PC handheld devices, these
products provide crucial information for clinicians caring for
pediatric patients, including physicians, nurses, residents and
students. "The CogniQ Pediatric Series delivers a tremendous
breadth and depth of information about pediatrics to generalists,
specialists and trainees alike," said William Detmer, MD,
president of Unbound Medicine. "These products will help
answer important questions when and where they arise and keep
users abreast of the latest literature while on the go."
Each product in the CogniQ Pediatrics Series contains Unbound
Medicine's unique literature management service, Unbound MEDLINE,
together with one or more reference works:
Medical Literature in Your Hand
The Unbound MEDLINE service allows users to track leading medical
journals in their field and also to capture questions on the handheld
that are answered with in-depth searches on the Web. Derived from
data in the National Library of Medicine's PubMed® database,
Unbound MEDLINE delivers table of contents and abstracts from
the latest journal issues directly to your handheld on synchronization.
If you encounter an article of interest and want to read full
text online, simply tap "More online", sync, and link
to the full text provided by the journal publisher. In addition,
you can capture questions on the handheld when they arise and
perform powerful searches of MEDLINE later while online.
CogniQ Pediatrics Titles
In addition to the Unbound MEDLINE service, each CogniQ Pediatrics
title contains one or more leading references:
Pediatrics - Silver contains the outstanding disease management
reference Pocket Pediatrics. Produced by PocketMedicine and edited
by outstanding educators and practitioners, Pocket Pediatrics
covers a complete range of diseases and disorders in pediatrics
and provides authoritative guidance on diagnosis and treatment.
Topics are designed to answer common questions that arise at the
point of care and are written for both trainees and for the seasoned
Pediatrics - Gold contains Pocket Pediatrics plus a leading
drug database, A to Z Drug Facts. Produced by Facts and Comparisons,
A to Z Drug Facts provides detailed information on more than 900
generics and 3900 trade names. Information includes dosing, indications,
contraindications, side effect, drug interactions, patient information
and more. A to Z Drug Facts is updated monthly new or changed
medications are sent by synchronization the moment they become
Pediatrics - Platinum contains Pocket Pediatrics, A to Z Drug
Facts and a superb drug interaction module, Drug Interaction Facts.
Produced by Facts and Comparisons, Drug Interaction Facts allows
you to check drug-drug and drug-food interactions for thousands
of brand and generic drugs. Select any number of medications,
including combination drugs and foods, and quickly retrieve all
the 1-1 interactions ranked by severity, then review a detailed
monograph for each interaction. Drug Interaction Facts is updated
monthly and new or changed interactions are sent to the handheld
automatically during synchronization.
Pediatrics - Neonatology contains the leading neonatal reference
for PDA, Pocket Neonatology. Produced by PocketMedicine and edited
by experts from Columbia University, Pocket Neonatology provides
comprehensive coverage under the following Sections: Presenting
Signs; Neonatal Conditions and Diseases; Maternal Conditions and
Diseases; Emergencies; Procedures; and Supportive Care. This program
covers all those topics likely to be encountered in the NICU and
contains clinical pearls and hints throughout the topics.
Pediatrics - Treatment Strategies contains the reference Treatment
Strategies in Pediatrics, which focuses specifically on management
of pediatric diseases. Produced by PocketMedicine, Treatment Strategies
in Pediatrics helps clinicians who have made the diagnosis and
wish to clarify the goals of treatment, identify treatment options,
and to choose a therapy. The user is reminded of the likely outcome,
what to expect and when to consider an alternative treatment.
Diagnoses include not only those typically managed by primary
care pediatricians, FPs, EM physicians, and nurse practioners
in these areas, but also includes diagnoses that would most likely
be referred to subspecialists.
Pediatrics - Chief Complaints contains the reference Chief
Complaints in Pediatrics, which provides authoritative guidance
on the differential diagnosis of a full range of signs and symptoms
in pediatrics. Produced by PocketMedicine, Chief Complaints in
Pediatrics includes topics that are organized under the following
headings: Chief Complaint (Description & Definition); History
of the Present Illness; Past Medical History and Family History
& Physical Examination; Differential Diagnosis (Most Common);
Differential Diagnosis (Expanded); Next Steps in the Work-Up.