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BOOKMANâ

EXPANDABLE ELECTRONIC BOOK

The PDR®

Family Guide to

Prescription Drugs®

USER’S GUIDE

CDR-440

License Agreement

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Contents

Welcome to the world of BOOKMAN®! Using your newPDR® Family Guide to Prescription Drugs® book card, you can find important information about more than 850 brand name and generic drugs.

You can also read 23 informative health overviews, plus useful medical safety tips. To learn how to use this electronic book, simply follow the steps in this User’s Guide.

Key Guide ......................................................................

2

Installing the Batteries ..................................................

3

Installing a Book Card ...................................................

4

Selecting a Book ...........................................................

4

Using the Color Keys.....................................................

5

Viewing a Demonstration ..............................................

5

Changing the Settings ...................................................

6

Looking up a Drug .........................................................

6

Reading a Drug Profile ..................................................

7

Reading Health Overviews ............................................

8

Reading Medical Safety Tips .........................................

9

Using the Index .............................................................

10

Searching for Words .....................................................

11

Highlighting Search Words ............................................

12

Sending Words Between Books ....................................

13

Limited Warranty (U.S. only) .........................................

15

Index..............................................................................

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1

Key Guide

 

Color Keys

DRUG

(red) Displays the Drugs

 

menu.

HEALTH

(green) Displays the Health

 

Overviews menu.

TIPS

(yellow) Displays the Medi-

 

cal Safety Tips menu.

SEARCH

(blue) Displays and clears

 

the word search screen.

 

Function Keys

BACK

Backs up to the previous screen.

CAP

Shifts keys to type capitals and

 

punctuation.

CARD

Exits the selected book.

CLEAR

Clears a word search and

 

highlights the Contents menu.

ENTER

Selects a menu item, starts a

 

word search, or highlights a

 

word in the text.

HELP

Displays help messages.

MENU

Toggles between the main

 

menus and text.

1Hold

while pressing the other key

ON/OFF Turns your BOOKMAN on or off.

? * At a menu, displays the full title of an item. At text, displays the Outline Location. Shifted, types an asterisk to stand for a series of letters in a word.

Direction Keys

Scroll line by line.

DN UP Scroll screen by screen.SPACE Page down.

Key Combinations1

+ DN orUP At text, go the next or previous section.

CAP +orAt a menu, go to the top or bottom item. At text, go the next or previous section.

+ BACK From a submenu, go back to the main menus.

+ CARD

Send a highlighted word be-

tween books.

+ ENTER

From a highlighted drug

name on the Drugs menu, go directly to its drug profile.

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Key Guide (cont’d.)

Quick Keys2

D Go to theDosage section.

EGo to the Side Effects section.

FGo to the Most ImportantFactsection.

G Go to theGeneral section.

IGo to the Food and DrugInteractionssection.

NGo to the Do Not Take If section.

OGo to the Overdosage section.

P Go to thePrescribed For section.

SGo to the Use in Pregnancy or Breastfeedingsection.

TGo to the How to Take section.

W Go to theSpecial Warnings section.

2The Quick keys perform these functions only when you’re reading a drug profile.

Installing the Batteries

Your BOOKMAN 440 model requires two CR2032, 3-voltbatteries. Here is how to install or replace them.

Warning: When the batteries lose power or are removed from your BOOKMAN, information that you entered in itsbuilt-inbook and in an installed book card will be erased.

1.Turn your BOOKMAN over.

2.Slide off its battery cover in the direction of the triangle.

3.Install the batteries with their plus signs facing you.

4.Replace the battery cover.

About Screen Illustrations

Some screen illustrations in this User’s Guide may differ from what you see on screen. This doesn’t mean that your BOOKMAN is malfunctioning.

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Installing a Book Card

Warning: Never install or remove a book card when your BOOKMAN is turned on. If you do, information that you’ve entered in itsbuilt-inbook, as well as in any other installed book cards, will be erased.

1.Turn your BOOKMAN off.

2.Turn your BOOKMAN over.

3.Align the tabs of the book card with the notches in the slot.

Selecting a Book

If you’ve installed a book card in your BOOKMAN, you can select which book you want to use. Follow these steps.

1.Turn your BOOKMAN on.

2.Press CARD .

3.Press orto highlight a book symbol.

4.Press the book card down until it snaps into place.

Removing a Book Card

Warning: When you remove a book card to install another, information that you entered in the removed book card will be erased.

4. Press ENTER to select it.

Resuming Where You Left Off

You can turn off your BOOKMAN at any time. When you turn on your BOOKMAN again, the screen that you last viewed appears.

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Using the Color Keys

 

Viewing a Demonstration

 

 

 

The red, green, yellow, and blue keys on the top row of the BOOKMAN keyboard change their functions according to which book you’re currently using.

If you’re using the built-inbook, the color keys function as labeled on the BOOKMAN keyboard. If you’re using an installed book card, the color keys function as labeled on that card.

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You may want to see a brief demonstration of how to use this book. Simply install the book card and then follow these steps.

1.Press CLEAR .

2.Use the arrow keys to highlight the Setup menu.

3.Press to highlightView Demo.

Remember, when you’re using a book card, the color keys function as labeled on that card, not as on the keyboard.

4.Press ENTER .

5.To stop the demonstration, press CLEAR .

Help is Always at Hand

You can see an appropriate help message at virtually any screen by

pressing HELP . Press

or DN

to

read the message. Press

BACK

to

exit it.

 

 

To read a tutorial about how to use this book, select Tutorial from

the Setup menu.

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Changing the Settings

 

Looking up a Drug

 

 

 

Using the Setup menu, you can adjust the type size, shutoff time, and screen contrast.

The type size sets how large the characters appear on screen. The shutoff time sets how long your BOOKMAN stays on if you forget to turn it off. The screen contrast sets how light or dark the screen appears.

1.Press CLEAR .

2.Use the arrow keys to highlight Set Type Size, Set Shutoff, orSet Contrast on the Setup menu.

A slanted arrow indicates a submenu.

3.Press ENTER .

4.Press orto highlight a new setting.

To leave the setting unchanged, press BACK .

5.Press ENTER to select it.

If you know the brand or generic name of a drug, here’s how to find its drug profile.

1. Press DRUG (the red key).

Or highlight Drugs on the Contents menu and then press

ENTER .

2.Type a brand or generic drug name. For example, type Tylenol.

To undo a letter, press BACK .

3.When the drug is highlighted, press ENTER .

4.Highlight a section and then press ENTER .

This is the drug profile for Tylenol.

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UP to

Looking up a Drug

6. Use orDN to scroll down.

7. Hold and press DN orgo to the next or previous section.

8. Press CLEAR when done.

Viewing Complete Menu Items

Some topic and section titles on the Health Overviews and Med. Safety Tips menus, as well as some Index entries, are too long to fit on the menus. To see a complete menu item title, highlight the item and then press ? *.

Reading a Drug Profile

You can also read medical safety tips about Poison Control Centers, safe medication use, alcoholor sugarfree drugs, drugs that cause a reaction to sunlight, and recommended vaccinations.

1. Press TIPS (the yellow key).

Or highlight Med. Safety Tips on the Contents menu and then pressENTER .

2.Highlight a topic (for example, Poison Control Centers) and then press

ENTER .

To highlight a menu item, press orDN , or type its first few letters.

3.Highlight a subtopic (for example, Middle Atlantic) and then pressENTER .

4.Highlight an item (for example, National Capital Poison Center) and then pressENTER .

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Reading a Drug Profile

5.Use these Quick keys to go a section of the profile:

To go to...

Press...

General

G

Prescribed For

P

Most Important Fact

F

How to Take

T

Side Effects

E

Do Not Take If

N

Special Warnings

W

Food and Drug Interactions

I

Use in Pregnancy

 

or Breastfeeding

S

Dosage

D

Overdosage

O

6. Press CLEAR when done.

Follow the Arrows

The flashing arrows at the right of the screen show which arrow keys you can press to scroll through the menus or text.

Reading Health Overviews

You can read health overviews covering topics such as “Coping with Arthritis” and “Handling Familiar Childhood Infections.”

1.Press HEALTH (the green key).

Or highlight Health Overviewson the Contents menu and then press ENTER .

2.Highlight a topic (for example, Coping with Arthritis).

To highlight a topic, press orDN , or type its first few letters.

3.Press ENTER .

4.Highlight a section (for ex-

ample, What is Arthritis?).

5.Press ENTER to go to the heath overview.

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UP to

Reading Health Overviews

5.Use orDN to scroll down.

To learn more ways to read a drug profile, see “Reading a Drug Profile.”

6. Press CLEAR when done.

If You Misspell a Drug Name

If you misspell a drug name while typing at the Drugs menu, the spelling correction mode appears.

Type the remainder of the name to the best of your knowledge. Then press ENTER to see the corrections.

Then highlight a correction and press ENTER to see its drug profile.

Try This Shortcut

To go directly from a drug name on the Drugs menu to its drug profile, hold and press ENTER .

Reading Medical

Safety Tips

Drug profiles provide detailed information about prescriptions, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, and more. Follow this example to learn how to read a drug profile.

1.Go to the start of the drug profile for Tylenol.

To learn how, read “Looking up a Drug.”

2.Use orto scroll line by line.

3.Use DN orUP to scroll screen by screen.

4. Hold and press DN orgo to the next or previous section.

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Reading Medical Safety Tips

5.Use orDN to scroll down.

6.Use BACK to back up through the menu.

7. Press CLEAR when done.

Where in the Book Are You?

When you’re reading a drug profile, health overview, or medical safety tip, you can view the Outline Location of the current text by pressing ? * .

The Outline Location shows the menu and submenu items for the text you were reading.

To see the higher levels of the

Outline, press . To select an Outline item, pressENTER . To go back to the text, pressBACK .

Using the Index

Using the Index, you can look up drugs, symptoms, diseases, treatments, and other medical terms and topics, listed from A to Z.

1.Press CLEAR .

2.Use the arrow keys to highlight Index.

3.Start typing an index entry. For example, type warts.

4.When the entry is high-

lighted, press ENTER .

If there are subentries or a reference to another drug, highlight one and then press ENTER .

5.Use orDN to scroll down.

6.Press BACK to go back to the

Index.

7.Press CLEAR when done.

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Searching for Words

 

Searching for Words

 

 

 

Word searches let you look up almost any word or phrase occurring in this book.

You can search for up to six words at a time. But you cannot search for short, common words such as the andis, or for certain common medical words such asdrug ordoctor.

After a word search, only items with matches appear on the menus.

1.Press SEARCH (the blue key).

2.Type your search words (e.g., strep throat).

You don’t need to type capitals or punctuation. To erase a letter, press BACK . To move the cursor, pressor.

3.Press ENTER to search.

first match (i.e., occurrence).

4. Press

ENTER to see the first match.

5. Hold

and press

repeat-

edly to see the Outline Locations of the next matches.

6. Press ENTER to see a match.

If a cross-referencesymbol () appears, pressENTER and then the arrow keys to highlight it. Then pressENTER to see itscross-reference.

7.Press MENU .

Note: If Remaining Matches in Indexappears, you must press MENU to see the matches in the Index.

After a word search, only items with matches are shown on the menus.

8.Use the arrow keys to highlight a menu item and then

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Searching for Words

 

Highlighting Search Words

 

 

 

press ENTER .

9. To clear your search, press

SEARCH or CLEAR.

If You Misspell a Search Word

If you enter a misspelled search word, a list of corrections appears.

Use to highlight a correction and then pressENTER .

Searching for Parts of Words

If you want to find prefixes, suffixes, or other parts of words, type an asterisk in place of the missing letters. For example, meta and

then press

ENTER

. To type an as-

terisk, hold

CAP

and press ? * .

Then highlight a match and press ENTER to search for it.

You can also search for words by highlighting a word in a drug profile, health overview, or medical safety tip. Try this example.

1. Press TIPS (the yellow key).

2.Select Alcohol-freeProductsand then select Analgesics.

To learn how, read “Reading Medical Safety Tips.”

3. Press ENTER to start the highlight.

You can turn off the highlight by pressing BACK .

4.Use the arrows keys to highlight Demerol.

5. Press ENTER to search for it.

6.Press ENTER again to see the first match.

7.Hold and press DN repeat-

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Highlighting Search Words

Looking Up Words in

Other Books

edly to see the Outline Locations of the next matches.

8.Press MENU to see the matches on the menus.

9. Press CLEAR when done.

Highlighting Cross-references

When you search for a drug name (either by entering it at the word search screen or by highlighting it in text), your matches may contain cross-references.Cross-referencesare indicated by an.

To read the cross-reference,first pressENTER to start the highlight. Then use the arrow keys to highlight the.

Then press ENTER to go to thecross-reference.

This BOOKMAN book can look up words in and from certain other BOOKMAN books.

To look up words in or from other books, you must first install at least one book card in your BOOKMAN. In addition, the installed book card(s) must themselves be able to look up words in or from other books. To learn if a book card do this, read its User’s Guide.

1.Highlight a word in this book.

To highlight a word in the text, press ENTER and then press the arrow keys. (Read “Highlighting Search Words.”)

2. Hold and press CARD .

3.Highlight the symbol of another book.

4.Press ENTER .

The word that you highlighted appears in the other book.

5.Press ENTER to look up the word in the other book.

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Resetting Your BOOKMAN

If the BOOKMAN keyboard fails to respond, or if its screen performs erratically, first press CLEAR and then pressON/OFF twice. If nothing happens, follow the steps below.

Warning: Pressing the reset button with more then very light pressure may permanently disable your BOOKMAN. In addition, resetting BOOKMAN erases settings and information entered into itsbuilt-inbook and in any installed book cards.

1. Hold CLEAR and pressON/OFF .

If nothing happens, try Step 2.

2.Use a paper clip to gently press reset button on BOOKMAN.

This unit may change operating modes due to Electro-staticDischarge. Normal operation of this unit can bere-establishedby pressing the reset key,ON/OFF , or by removing/replacing batteries.

Troubleshooting Tips

Check that your book cards are installed correctly. Also check that the metal contacts on the book cards are dirt-anddust-free.

Copyrights, Patents,

and Trademarks

BOOKMAN Model CDR-440

©1996 Franklin Electronic Publisher, Inc., Burlington, NJ 08016-4907U.S. All rights reserved.

©1995 by Medical Economics, Inc. All rights reserved.

PDR and Family Guide to Prescription Drugs are registered trademarks of Medical Economics, Inc.

Tylenol is a registered trademark of McNeil Pharmaceutical.

Demerol is a registered trademark of Sanofi Winthrop Pharmaceuticals.

FCC Notice: Complies with the limits for a Class B computing device pursuant to Subpart B of part 15 of FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference; and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

U.S. Patents 4,490,811; 4,830,618; 4,982,181; 5,113,340; 5,321,609; 4,891,775; 5,218,536; 5,396,606; 5,007,019; 5,153,831; 5,203,705; 5,229,936; 5,249,965; 5,295,070; 5,321,609; 5,333,313. Deutsch Pats. M9409743.7; M9409744.5. U.K. Reg. Des. 2043953. Patents Pending.

ISBN 1-56712-306-6

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Limited Warranty (U.S. only)

 

Index

 

 

 

FRANKLIN warrants to you that the BOOKMAN PRODUCT will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for one year from purchase. In the case of such a defect in your BOOKMAN PRODUCT, FRANKLIN will repair or replace it without charge on return, with purchase receipt, to the dealer from which you made your purchase or Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc., One Franklin Plaza, Burlington, New Jersey 08016-4907,within one year of purchase. Alternatively, FRANKLIN may, at its option, refund your purchase price.

Data contained in the BOOKMAN PRODUCT may be provided under license to FRANKLIN. FRANKLIN makes no warranty with respect to the accuracy of data in the BOOKMAN PRODUCT. No warranty is made that the BOOKMAN PRODUCT will run uninterrupted or error free. You assume all risk of any damage or loss from your use of the BOOKMAN PRODUCT.

This warranty does not apply if, in the sole discretion of FRANKLIN, the BOOKMAN PRODUCT has been tampered with, damaged by accident, abused, misused, or misapplication, or as a result of service or modification by any party, including any dealer, other than FRANKLIN. This warranty applies only to products manufactured by or for FRANKLIN. Batteries, corrosion, or battery contacts and any damage caused by batteries are not covered by this warranty. NO FRANKLIN DEALER, AGENT, OR EMPLOYEE IS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE ANY ADDITIONAL WARRANTY IN THIS REGARD OR TO MAKE ANY MODIFICATION OR EXTENSION OF THIS EXPRESS WARRANTY.

THE FOREGOING WARRANTY IS EXCLUSIVE AND IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, WRITTEN OR ORAL, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FORA PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY SHALL BE FRANKLIN’S OBLIGATION TO REPLACE OR REFUND AS SET FORTH ABOVE IN THIS WARRANTY. Some States do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, or limitations on how long a warranty lasts. This warranty gives you specific rights; you may also have additional rights which vary from State to State. This warranty shall not be applicable to the extent that enforcement of any provision may be prohibited by applicable law.

FRANKLIN SHALL IN NO EVENT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER INDIRECT LOSS OR DAMAGE, ARISING OUT OF YOUR PURCHASE, THE MANUFACTURE OR SALE OF THE BOOKMAN PRODUCT, THIS LICENSE, OR ANY OBLIGATION RESULTING THEREFROM OR THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE BOOKMAN PRODUCT UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, WHETHER BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION OR PROCEEDING, WHICH DAMAGES SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS, DAMAGES TO PROPERTY, OR PERSONAL INJURY (BUT ONLY TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW). FRANKLIN’S ENTIRE LIABILITY FOR ANY CLAIM OR LOSS, DAMAGE, OR EXPENSE FROM ANY SUCH CAUSE SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED THE PRICE PAID FOR THE BOOKMAN PRODUCT. THIS CLAUSE SHALL SURVIVE FAILURE OF AN EXCLUSIVE REMEDY. This license and warranty is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of New Jersey.

?* key 10

Alcohol-freedrugs 9, 12 Arrows

flashing 8 slanted 6

Asterisk (for finding words) 12 Auto-resumefeature 4 Automatic shutoff 6 Batteries, installing 3

Book cards installing 4 removing 4

BOOKMAN resetting 14

troubleshooting tips 14

Breastfeeding information 8 Capital letters, typing 11 CARD key 4, 13

Changing books 4

screen contrast 6 shutoff time 6 type size 6

Color keys 2 functions of 2 using 5

Contents menu 6, 8, 9 Contrast, changing 6 Correcting misspellings 7, 12 Cross-references,using 11, 13 Cursor, moving 11

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Index

Demonstration 5 Direction keys 2

Do Not Take If information 8 Dosage 7

Drug profiles finding

using the Drugs menu 6 using the Index 10 using word searches 11

reading 7

using Quick keys 7

Drugs causing a reaction to sunlight 9 Drugs menu 6

Erasing typed letters 11 FCC notice 14

Finding

alcohol-freedrugs 9 breastfeeding information 8 Do Not Take If information 8 dosage 8

drug profiles

using the Drugs menu 6 using the Index 10 using word searches 11

drugs causing a reaction to sunlight 9 food and drug interactions 8

general information about a drug 8 health overviews 8

How to Take information 8 incomplete words 12 medical safety tips 9

most important fact about a drug 8 Outline Location of text 10 overdosage 8

Poison Control Centers 9 pregnancy information 8 prescription information 8 recommended vaccinations 9 side effects 8

special warnings 8 sugar-freedrugs 9

Food and drug interactions 8 Function keys 2

General information about a drug 8 Health overviews 8

Help messages 5 Highlighting

menu items 6

spelling corrections 12

words to look up in other books 13 words to search for 12

XREF (cross-referencesymbol) 11, 13

How to Take information 8 Index menu 10

Installing book cards 4 Key combinations 2 Limited Warranty 15 Medical safety tips 9 Menus

Contents 6, 8, 9 Drugs 6

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Index

Health Overviews 9 Index 10

Med. Safety Tips 9

Misspellings, correcting drug names 7 search words 12

Most Important Fact information 8 Outline Location

of text 10

of word search matches 11

Overdosage 8

Poison Control Centers 9 Pregnancy information 8 Prescription information 8 Punctuation, typing 11 Quick keys 3, 8

Remaining Matches in Index 11 Removing book cards 4 Screen contrast 6

Searching

for highlighted words 12, 13 for parts of words 12

for words

by highlighting them in text 12 for words and phrases

by entering words 11 for words in other books 13

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P/N 7201288

Selecting books 4 settings 6

Shutoff time 6 Side effects 8 Slanted arrows 6 Special warnings 8 STAR+BACK 2 STAR+CARD 13 STAR+ENTER 7 Sugar-freedrugs 9

Troubleshooting tips 14 Tutorial 5

Type size 6 Vaccinations 9 Viewing

complete menu items 9 demonstration 5

help messages 5

Outline Location of text 10 tutorial 5

word search matches 11, 12

Warranty (U.S. only) 15 Word searches

by entering words 11 correcting misspellings 12 viewing matches 11, 12

XREF (cross-referencesymbol) 11, 13

Printed in U.S.

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