What is PDA Palm Pilot (calendar, checklists, alarms, etc.)?

Category: Equipment

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Palm handhelds are Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) which run the Palm OS. Palm devices have evolved from handhelds to smartphones which run both Palm OS and Windows Mobile and operate a variety of support options including calendars, notes, lists, alarms.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Memory lapses (brain blinks) 6 2
Brain fog 4 3
Multiple sclerosis 2 2
Loss of short term memory 1 1
Memory problems 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with PDA Palm Pilot (calendar, checklists, alarms, etc.)

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently using PDA Palm Pilot (calendar, checklists, alarms, etc.)

Dosage Patients
1 hr daily 1
16 hr daily 1
4 hr four times daily 1
1 other all the time (24/7) 1

Why patients stopped taking PDA Palm Pilot (calendar, checklists, alarms, etc.)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped using PDA Palm Pilot (calendar, checklists, alarms, etc.)

Duration

Currently using PDA Palm Pilot (calendar, checklists, alarms, etc.)

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 3

Stopped using PDA Palm Pilot (calendar, checklists, alarms, etc.)

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Last updated:

1 patient evaluation for PDA Palm Pilot (calendar, checklists, alarms, etc.)

Aug 2, 2011 (Started Dec 25, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for memory lapses (brain blinks))
  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for brain fog)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: My PDA finally broke, and I can't afford a new one. I miss it terribly.

Dec 29, 2009 (Started Dec 25, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for organization)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: entertainment (games,music,etc.) always available; MessagEase keyboard (www.exideas.com/ME/ProductsPocketPC.html) is fabulous!

  • 0 helpful marks
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