Doctors have to manage smartphone distractions

Physicians are accustomed to dealing with interruptions of all kinds — nurses with questions, phone calls from the pharmacy, incoming test results. With recent surveys showing that more than 80% of doctors carry smartphones and about a third use iPads or other tablet computers, some doctors are raising concerns about the capacity of these always-with-you devices to cause new distractions that could hurt patients.

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