Objectives At the end of this session, the beginner or intermediate smartphone user will be able to: Enjoy an informal and interactive session on modern information technology Review the evidence of the effect of these devices on intraoperative vigilance Gain an awareness of how to effectively use their iDevice to improve their time management, continuing medical education and teaching. The advanced user may gain some tips and tricks on effective iDevice use. Do basic setup of an iDevice (i.e. email, contacts, calendar) Discover some useful non-clinical applications; discover some useful medical applications
Outline Who are we? Who are we? Who are we? Philosophy & Evidence Philosophy & Evidence Philosophy & Evidence What’s Available vs. What’s Possible What’s Available vs. What’s Possible What’s Available vs. What’s Possible Hardware – What Should I Buy? -The Retina Display The Retina DisplayThe Retina Display -Memory -- Who’s this Meg I keep hearing about? Memory -- Who’s this Meg I keep hearing about?Memory -- Who’s this Meg I keep hearing about? -Wifi, 3G, LTE Wifi, 3G, LTEWifi, 3G, LTE -Tethering: Live Demonstration Tethering: Live DemonstrationTethering: Live Demonstration Podcasts & Podcasting Podcasts & Podcasting Podcasts & Podcasting The Potential of Khan Academy / iTunesU The Potential of Khan Academy / iTunesU The Potential of Khan Academy / iTunesU Consent, Assent, and the Dentists’ Chair
The "Retina Display” is based on the assertion that a display of approximately 300 dpi at a distance of 12 inches (305 mm) from one's eye, or 57 arcseconds per pixel is the maximum amount of detail that the human retina can perceive. iPhone 4, 4S = 960 x 640 @ 326 dpi / iPad 3 = 2048 x 1536 @ 264 dpi
What is a Podcast? (…) a converged medium bringing together audio, the web and portable media player. An downloadable audio/video file saved on the internet. A regularly updated series of audio/video files saved on the internet. A regularly updated series of audio/video files saved on the internet and made available to portable devices.
Where to find Podcasts a converged medium bringing together audio, the web and portable media player
Postcasting: How does it work? Audio/Video file recording -Using Webcam, microphone, or even iPhone -Save files as.mp3 or.aac -Upload to an RSS server system RSS Feeds -RSS = Really Simple Syndication -An.XML formatted file that keeps an up-to-date inventory of what new content is available -In this case, the content is audio files iTunes Podcast Subscription = Fancy RSS reading
Postcasting: How does it work? RSS Feeds – Now it seems complicated There are many simple and free services -PodOmatic -Podblaze
Data Collection Create your own Custom Database on your iDevice Uses iDevice to capture unique data: Camera – photos, video, barcode scanner GPS – geotagging Microphone – audio notes with speech-to-text TAP Forms Database Cost: $6.99/$8.99