The reproductive system of both males and females are specialized in function and that they only work with the specific gender they are given to. While the female reproductive system is more complex as it houses the environment a fertilized egg will grow into, the male reproductive system is in no way a simple one as well. Perhaps, the most visible difference of the male reproductive system to that of the females is that the male have an external protruding structure. This external structure is situated outside of the body and consists of the penis, the testicles, and the scrotum. Read more…
There’s revolution in the air, and it's called Wi-Fi. Wireless-internet-equipped smartphones like iPhones, BlackBerrys and Palms are more than just new variations on your trusty pager or your cell: smartphones are changing the way some physicians practice.
"Times have changed in the PDA world,” says Dr Paul Arnold, a Toronto emergency physician who used to edit the Medical Palm Review. The difference now? On-the-go internet access via Wi-Fi or 3G networking.
"It definitely has changed the way we do medicine," says Vancouver family medicine resident Jessica Otte. "I can get the information I need right away."
How are these plugged-in doctors using their smartphones in clinical settings to save time and improve patient care? Parkhurst Exchange spoke to clinicians from across Canada and overseas to find the best applications.
1. Epocrates. Without equal among mobile pharmacopeias, and by consensus the most useful app around, Epocrates provides detailed prescribing information at your fingertips. Even though it doesn’t list some Canadian formulations and is missing a few OTC drugs, it puts a library’s-worth of reliable, constantly updated drug information right in your pocket. (www.epocrates.com; all platforms; basic version free, expanded version US$159/year)
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