SPOTLIGHT: iPad's durability in an emergency department

We were wondering when someone might mention this about the iPad: "I am a little concerned about how well it will hold up in a clinical environment, particularly the abuse it will get in the ER. The case is very smooth and the rounded bottom makes it easy for it to slide out of a hand or off a table. I don't get the feeling it will be as forgiving of drops as some better padded [albeit heavier] devices. I'm hoping someone will create a case that has a hand strap on the back," writes Dr. Larry Nathanson of Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Other than that, however, this ER doc loves his new iPad. Blog post

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