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Table 7 Summary of main user group differences

From: Group differences in physician responses to handheld presentation of clinical evidence: a verbal protocol analysis

User groups Content Form Factor
  Resources Sufficient Detail pocketPC vs. tablet
Family Physicians Family physicians preferred the bottom-line format of EBOC and wanted more focused answers from CE. They liked the high level mode of the drill down format. They wanted to use the device with a larger screen.
Residents Residents' needs were met with CE as they responded with more positive comments. The detailed mode for drill down was fine for residents. Both residents and general internists liked the small-screen form factor.
General Internists General Internists were positive and also critical of CE. They were also critical of the amount of drill-down detail provided (they wanted more).