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Letters Smartphones v books

Help us to engage with the text on smartphones as well as we do with textbooks

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 09 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6038
  1. Ruth L Evans, general practitioner1
  1. 1Wallsend NE28 6BB, UK
  1. Ruth.evans{at}

Contrary to Tobin’s personal view article,1 I have not found that textbooks hold my attention more than articles on a tablet computer. Mostly it depends on how interesting the article is, and …

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