A leading provider of print and computer-based medical information, Lexi-Comp Inc recently added Lexi-PALS and Pedi-PALS patient advisory leaflets to its personal digital assistant (PDA) software offering. Lexi-Comp offers the leaflets in this format so health care professionals can immediately access patient concerns and important medication recommendations right from their PDAs.
Lexi-PALS (for adult patients) and Pedi-PALS (for pediatric patients) provide precautionary information and address several common patient questions. Lexi-PALS also include access to >100 advisory leaflets for natural products. Furthermore, Pedi-PALS provides caregivers with instructions for administering medications. Lexi-PALS and Pedi-PALS patient advisory leaflets on PDAs are available as either a free addition to Lexi- Comp's Lexi-Complete PDA package or an individual subscription.
"Physicians, nurses, and pharmacists can answer patient questions quickly and accurately by accessing Lexi-PALS and Pedi-PALS right from their handheld computers," said Robert Kerscher, president and chief executive officer of the Ohiobased Lexi-Comp. "This immediate response enhances patient comfort and increases trust in caregivers. The leaflets also provide medication compliance and safety information for health care facilities."
One study linked multiple pregnancies to an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation later in life, and another investigated the association between premature delivery and cardiovascular disease.
Clinical features with downloadable PDFs