Medicalhub.com.au Review:

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  • Mimi "new Mimi (grandma!)" - very helpful Abx book & info on disease processes

    Book is extremely helpful for Abx. Would recommend as an adjunct to one's arsenal of drug books. Helpful tables & such as well. Goes into depth with many disease processes. Book also lists the authors' sources for each disease process and recommendations and treatment. Book is set up by disease process, pathogens, management, drugs (antibacterial, antifungal, antimycobacterial, etc.)
    Did I mention that book's framework is by disease process, such as C.diff - then microbiology - then Clinical aspects (risk, Abx risk, clinical presentation, Dx, Lab tests) - then Sites of Infection. Treatment. Then Special Considerations, such as avoiding antiperistaltics, etc. Infection control measures. Follow-up instructions, then Other Information and More Information.

    I bought the paperback book and also bought the Kindle version. If you are in doubt, download the Kindle app, download a free sample of the book & look through the sample!
    One last note - author is the same author affiliated with the helpful Up-To-Date program!

  • Adam Petrone "Adam" - Great, but will get better with Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS

    I've seen the evolution of the PC, owning my first IBM Aptiva back in 1992. Basically we're trying to make things smaller and more portable.First was the Big box and monitor, next was the flat screen monitor and laptops, then netbooks and now tablets.In my opinion other than App's I would save money and stick with a netbook for portability.Ok so This is my second tablet, I owned a Toshiba Thrive which I recently sold, was never really happy with it and always found myself back on my 250 dollar acer 11.6 netbook when I wanted mobility. This Asus prime is by far the best Android tablet on the market to date, But it's far from perfect as it really was suppose to run Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box. The other major flaw in this is it's aluminum case. Apple ran into this with it's I-Phone as well. Signal strength is diminished when having to pass through metal compared to plastic. That's why it was delayed while they tried to remedy the weak WIFI. They realized after the fact that Satellite signals for it's GPS were also so weak that the GPS is really useless. They fixed the wifi issue but I don't think the GPS will ever be remedied. That side the big difference between the current android 3.2 and Ice Cream Sandwich is that the latter will allow all android app's to work on it where with 3.2 will only run android tablet app's . That is a big plus if they want to sell these as there aren't as many tablets app's as there are phone app's. There is suppose to be an update released toward the end of january, but if I had to do it again I would wait to buy this. Many bugs need to be worked out and I would rather have Ice Cream Sandwich installed at the factory rather than doing a update on adroid 3.2. That aside it's well built but the case does shows scrathes easily and even though it has the new tegra 3 there really is nothing out there that needs such a processor yet. Again wait if you havn't ordered yet Id'e wait and see how this comes togther. You have to ask yourself do I really need this or will a netbook suit my needs?

    UPDATE:

    Asus is today introducing the TF700T, a new variant of its Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet, whose major upgrade is a move to a 1920 x 1200 resolution. That makes two Android tablets moving to a 1080p res at CES 2012, following Acer's unveiling of the Iconia Tab A700 yesterday.

    The new Transformer Prime isn't sacrificing quality for quantity with its move to a much higher pixel density -- its display is still made of the SuperIPS+ stuff that impressed us so much when reviewing the TF201. Another highly significant upgrade is in the tablet's rear cover design, which has been altered to allow for better GPS, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth performance. Great for new buyers, to be sure, but we wonder how happy owners of the current-gen Prime will be with this news.

    Android 4.01 will be the shipping OS on the Transformer Prime TF700T, which should cost between $599 and $699 when it hits North American shelves in the second quarter of 2012. Compatibility with the TF201's keyboard dock is retained, as are most of the internal components, including the 1.3GHz quad-core Tegra 3 system-on-chip. Onboard storage on the new Prime will be either 32GB or 64GB, depending on your preference. The only other notable step-up for the slate is in the front-facing camera, which has been upgraded from 1.2 to 2 megapixels.

    WAIT!

  • TLCallaway - Great-love it.

    I have a Kindle touch and the Fire is awesome. I love all the games that are available and the color compared to just white background on the touch is a great change. No light is required to play or read and some games can be played with the Fire vertical or horizontal. And books can be read either way too.