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Descriptor English: Computers, Handheld
Descriptor Spanish: Computadoras de Mano
Descriptor ordenadores de mano
Entry term(s) PDA
asistente personal digital
computadoras de bolsillo
computadoras de mano
dispositivo móvil
dispositivos móviles
ordenadores de bolsillo
palmtops
tabletas digitales
Scope note: Un dispositivo de computación portátil que: (i) tiene un pequeño factor de forma tal que puede ser fácilmente transportado por un solo individuo; (ii) está diseñado para funcionar sin una conexión física (por ejemplo, transmitir o recibir información de forma inalámbrica); (iii) posee almacenamiento de datos local, no removible o removible; y (iv) incluye una fuente de energía autónoma. Los dispositivos móviles también pueden incluir capacidades de comunicación por voz, sensores incorporados que permiten que los dispositivos capturen información y /o funciones integradas para sincronizar datos locales con ubicaciones remotas. Los ejemplos incluyen teléfonos inteligentes, tabletas y lectores electrónicos. (Traducción libre del original: https://csrc.nist.gov/Glossary/?term=110)
Descriptor Portuguese: Computadores de Mão
Descriptor French: Ordinateurs de poche
Entry term(s): Computer, Handheld
Computer, PDA
Computer, Palm-Top
Computer, Palmtop
Computer, Tablet
Computers, PDA
Computers, Palm Top
Computers, Palm-Top
Computers, Palmtop
Computers, Tablet
Device, Mobile
Devices, Mobile
Digital Assistant, Personal
Handheld Computer
Handheld Computers
Mobile Device
Mobile Devices
PC, Pocket
PCs, Pocket
PDA Computer
PDA Computers
Palm Pilot
Palm Pilots
Palm-Top Computer
Palm-Top Computers
Palmtop Computer
Palmtop Computers
Personal Digital Assistant
Pilot, Palm
Pilots, Palm
Pocket PC
Pocket PCs
Tablet Computer
Tablet Computers
tempor_Mobile_Devices
Tree number(s): L01.224.230.260.550.500
SP2.021.167.010.035
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D034201
Scope note: A portable computing device that: (i) has a small form factor such that it can easily be carried by a single individual; (ii) is designed to operate without a physical connection (e.g., wirelessly transmit or receive information); (iii) possesses local, nonremovable or removable data storage; and (iv) includes a self-contained power source. Mobile devices may also include voice communication capabilities, on-board sensors that allow the devices to capture information, and/or built-in features for synchronizing local data with remote locations. Examples include smartphones, tablets, and E-readers. (From: https://csrc.nist.gov/Glossary/?term=110)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Microcomputers (1992-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
Related: Cell Phone MeSH
DeCS ID: 37726
Unique ID: D034201
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2020/06/18
Computers, Handheld - Preferred
Concept UI M0404903
Scope note A type of MICROCOMPUTER, sometimes called a personal digital assistant, that is very small and portable and fitting in a hand. They are convenient to use in clinical and other field situations for quick data management. They usually require docking with MICROCOMPUTERS for updates.
Preferred term Computers, Handheld
Entry term(s) Computer, Handheld
Handheld Computer
Handheld Computers
Computers, Palmtop - Narrower
Concept UI M0408253
Preferred term Computers, Palmtop
Entry term(s) Computer, Palm-Top
Computer, Palmtop
Computers, Palm Top
Computers, Palm-Top
Palm-Top Computer
Palm-Top Computers
Palmtop Computer
Palmtop Computers
Personal Digital Assistant - Narrower
Concept UI M0410955
Preferred term Personal Digital Assistant
Entry term(s) Computer, PDA
Computers, PDA
Digital Assistant, Personal
PDA Computer
PDA Computers
Pocket PC - Narrower
Concept UI M0414932
Preferred term Pocket PC
Entry term(s) PC, Pocket
PCs, Pocket
Pocket PCs
Tablet Computers - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000601249
Preferred term Tablet Computers
Entry term(s) Computer, Tablet
Computers, Tablet
Tablet Computer
Palm Pilot - Narrower
Concept UI M0414931
Preferred term Palm Pilot
Entry term(s) Palm Pilots
Pilot, Palm
Pilots, Palm
Mobile Devices - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000731451
Preferred term Mobile Devices
Entry term(s) Device, Mobile
Devices, Mobile
Mobile Device
tempor_Mobile_Devices



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