Data collection using a palm-top computer

Prof Nurse. 1995 Dec;11(3):201-2.


Palm-top computers can be ideal for collecting nursing research data in the ward or community. The hand-held computer has several programs and special features that could be useful to the nurse researcher. The palm-top's limitations, as well as its advantages, must be considered in the light of the particular research project planned.

MeSH terms

  • Data Collection / methods*
  • Humans
  • Microcomputers*
  • Nursing Research / methods*