A systematic review of using mobile devices in medical education
5801 Teoría y métodos educativos
32 Ciencias médicas
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[EN] Abstract—There are many research studies carried out about the use of mobile devices in our society. Mobile devices offer great opportunities in different aspects of our daily routine as it enable people to be connected at any time. The increasing number of mobile devices and their use confirm that the new technologies are part of our lives. Not only that, medical professionals are starting to be involved actively in the use of mobile devices. This paper describes how students and medical professionals use mobile devices from an educational perspective and it investigates the roles of their involvement. To achieve this goal, we performed a crosssectional survey involving undergraduate medical students of University of Salamanca and medical professionals. The results confirm that the new technologies are becoming part of our lives and medical professionals are starting to be part of this upward trend.