Technology is getting better each day! Now, technology can assist doctors in medication and presciptions as well! With PDAs and iPhones, a doctor doesn't need a nurse to assist!
Epocrates Inc are the ones who comes up with the pocket-sized mobile devices in those white lab coats! Currently their medical references is widely used over 500,000 healthcare professionals!
The user of a PDA or iPhone can actually load the Epocrates' drug guide into their PDA or any smart phone which can be accessed immediately when in need of making prescriptions. The guide can help giving a doctor a better references as to which is best to be prescribed, the side effects and many more.
Epocrates are working on making it iPhone compatible as well so those who has these phones can load the guides as well. Best of all, it's free medical applications for iphone.
You can find out more at epocrates.com.