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Tablet Technology for Nurses

Duffy, Megen BA, BSN, RN, CEN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000418927.60847.44

A guided tour of uses, potential uses, and pitfalls, plus a closer look at two leading contenders.

In Brief

A guided tour of the potential uses and pitfalls of mobile technology in the personal and professional lives of nurses—plus a comparison of the iPad and Kindle Fire.

Author Information

Megen Duffy is an RN in an ED in the Midwest. Her blog, Not Nurse Ratched, can be found at The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.