User`s guide | Franklin BIB-1450 eBook Reader User Manual

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BOOKMAN
EXPANDABLE ELECTRONIC BOOK
The PDR
Family Guide to
Prescription Drugs
®
USER’S GUIDE
CDR-2041
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®
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Contents
Welcome to the world of BOOKMAN®! Using your new PDR® 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 .............................................................................. 15
1
Key Guide
DRUG
HEALTH
TIPS
SEARCH
CAP
CARD
CLEAR
ENTER
HELP
MENU
Hold
ON/OFF
?*
DN
✩
UP
SPACE
Function Keys
Backs up to the previous screen.
Shifts keys to type capitals and
punctuation.
Exits the selected book.
Clears a word search and
highlights the Contents menu.
Selects a menu item, starts a
word search, or highlights a
word in the text.
Displays help messages.
Toggles between the main
menus and text.
BACK
1
Color Keys
(red) Displays the Drugs
menu.
(green) Displays the Health
Overviews menu.
(yellow) Displays the Medical Safety Tips menu.
(blue) Displays and clears
the word search screen.
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.
Scroll screen by screen.
Page down.
Key Combinations1
✩ + DN or UP At text, go the next or
previous section.
or
At a menu, go to the
CAP +
top or bottom item. At text, go the next
or previous section.
✩ + BACK From a submenu, go back to
the main menus.
✩
✩
while pressing the other key
2
+ CARD Send a highlighted word between books.
+ ENTER From a highlighted drug
name on the Drugs menu, go directly to its drug profile.
Key Guide (cont’d.)
D
E
F
G
I
N
O
P
S
T
W
Installing the Batteries
Your BOOKMAN 440 model requires two CR2032, 3-volt batteries.
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 its built-in book and in an installed book card will be erased.
Quick Keys2
Go to the Dosage section.
Go to the Side Effects section.
Go to the Most Important Fact section.
Go to the General section.
Go to the Food and Drug Interactions section.
Go to the Do Not Take If section.
Go to the Overdosage section.
Go to the Prescribed For section.
Go to the Use in Pregnancy or
Breastfeeding section.
Go to the How to Take section.
Go to the Special Warnings section.
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.
2
The Quick keys perform these functions only
when you’re reading a drug profile.
3
Installing a Book Card
Selecting a Book
Warning: Never install or remove a
book card when your BOOKMAN is
turned on. If you do, information that
you’ve entered in its built-in book, as
well as in any other installed book
cards, will be erased.
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 .
1. Turn your BOOKMAN off.
2. Turn your BOOKMAN over.
3. Align the tabs of the book
card with the notches in the
slot.
3. Press
or
to highlight a
book symbol.
4. Press
ENTER
to select it.
4. Press the book card down
until it snaps into place.
➤ Resuming Where You Left Off
➤ Removing a Book Card
You can turn off your BOOKMAN
at any time. When you turn on
your BOOKMAN again, the
screen that you last viewed appears.
Warning: When you remove a
book card to install another, information that you entered in the
removed book card will be erased.
4
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-in book, 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.
Before you start using this book, you
may want to view a demonstration of
what it can do.
If no book card is installed in your
BOOKMAN, the demonstration automatically appears the first time that
you turn on the unit. To stop the
demonstration, press CLEAR . To disable it, press MENU , highlight Setup,
and then select Disable Demo.
If a book card is installed in your
BOOKMAN, select View Demo
from the Setup menu to view the
demonstration.
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➤ Help is Always at Hand
You can read a 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.
Remember, when you’re using a
book card, the color keys function as
labeled on that card, not as on the
keyboard.
5
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.
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.
1. Press CLEAR .
2. Use the arrow keys to highlight Set Type Size, Set
Shutoff, or Set Contrast on
the Setup menu.
To undo a letter, press
BACK
.
3. When the drug is highlighted, press ENTER .
A slanted arrow indicates a submenu.
3. Press ENTER .
4. Press
or
to highlight a
new setting.
4. Highlight a section and then
press ENTER .
To leave the setting unchanged,
press BACK .
5. Press
ENTER
to select it.
This is the drug profile for Tylenol.
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Looking up a Drug
5. Use
or
DN
Reading a Drug Profile
to scroll down.
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.
To learn more ways to read a drug
profile, see “Reading a Drug Profile.”
6. Press
CLEAR
when done.
1. Go to the start of the drug profile for Tylenol.
➤ If You Misspell a Drug Name
To learn how, read “Looking up a
Drug.”
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.
2. Use
or
3. Use DN or
by screen.
Then highlight a correction and press
ENTER to see its drug profile.
to scroll line by line.
UP
to scroll screen
➤ Try This Shortcut
4. Hold ✩ and press DN or UP to
go to the next or previous
section.
To go directly from a drug name on
the Drugs menu to its drug profile,
hold ✩ and press ENTER .
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Reading a Drug Profile
Reading Health Overviews
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
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 Overviews on
the Contents menu and then
press ENTER .
2. Highlight a topic (for example, Coping with
Arthritis).
Special Warnings
W
Food and Drug Interactions I
Use in Pregnancy
or Breastfeeding
S
Dosage
D
Overdosage
O
6. Press CLEAR when done.
To highlight a topic, press or
DN , or type its first few letters.
3. Press ENTER .
4. Highlight a section (for example, What is Arthritis?).
➤ 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.
5. Press ENTER to go to the
heath overview.
8
Reading Medical
Safety Tips
Reading Health Overviews
You can also read medical safety tips
about Poison Control Centers, safe
medication use, alcohol- or sugarfree drugs, drugs that cause a reaction to sunlight, and recommended
vaccinations.
6. Use
or DN to scroll down.
7. Hold ✩ and press DN or UP to
go to the next or previous
section.
1. Press
TIPS
(the yellow key).
Or highlight Med. Safety Tips on the
Contents menu and then press ENTER .
8. Press
CLEAR
when done.
2. Highlight a topic (for example, Poison Control
Centers) and then press
ENTER .
➤ Viewing Complete Menu Items
To highlight a menu item, press
or DN , or type its first few letters.
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 ? * .
3. Highlight a subtopic (for example, Middle Atlantic) and
then press ENTER .
4. Highlight an item (for example, National Capital Poison
Center) and then press ENTER .
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Reading Medical Safety Tips
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.
5. Use
or DN to scroll down.
6. Use BACK to back up through
the menu.
7. Press CLEAR when done.
1. Press CLEAR .
2. Use the arrow keys to highlight Index.
3. Start typing an index entry.
For example, type warts.
➤ 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 ? * .
4. When the entry is highlighted, press ENTER .
If there are subentries or a reference to another drug, highlight
one and then press ENTER .
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, press ENTER . To go
back to the text, press BACK .
5. Use
or DN 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
first match (i.e., occurrence).
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
and is, or for certain common medical words such as drug or doctor.
After a word search, only items with
matches appear on the menus.
4. Press
If a cross-reference symbol (
)
appears, press ENTER and then the
arrow keys to highlight it. Then press
ENTER to see its cross-reference.
7. Press
to search.
This is the Outline Location of the
MENU
.
Note: If Remaining Matches in Index
appears, you must press MENU to
see the matches in the Index.
You don’t need to type capitals or
punctuation. To erase a letter,
press BACK . To move the cursor,
press or .
ENTER
to see the first match.
5. Hold ✩ and press DN repeatedly to see the Outline
Locations of the next matches.
6. Press ENTER to see a match.
1. Press SEARCH (the blue key).
2. Type your search words
(e.g., strep throat).
3. Press
ENTER
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
press ENTER .
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Searching for Words
Highlighting Search Words
9. To clear your search, press
SEARCH or CLEAR .
You can also search for words by
highlighting a word in a drug profile,
health overview, or medical safety
tip. Try this example.
➤ If You Misspell a Search Word
1. Press TIPS (the yellow key).
2. Select Alcohol-free Products
and then select Analgesics.
If you enter a misspelled search
word, a list of corrections appears.
To learn how, read “Reading
Medical Safety Tips.”
Use to highlight a correction
and then press ENTER .
➤ Searching for Parts of Words
3. Press
ENTER
to start the highlight.
You can turn off the highlight by
pressing BACK .
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 asterisk, hold CAP and press ? * .
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-
Then highlight a match and press
ENTER to search for it.
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Sending Words
Between Books
Highlighting Search Words
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.
This BOOKMAN book card can send
words to and receive words from certain other BOOKMAN books.
To send or receive words between
books, you must install a book card in
your BOOKMAN. In addition, the installed book card(s) and/or its built-in
book must be able to send or receive
words. To learn if a book can send or
receive words, read its User’s Guide.
➤ Reading 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-references
.
are indicated by an
To read the cross-reference, first
press ENTER to start the highlight.
Then use the arrow keys to highlight
the
.
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.
Then press ENTER to go to the
cross-referenced text.
5. Press ENTER to look up the
word in the other book.
13
Copyrights, Patents,
and Trademarks
Resetting Your BOOKMAN
BOOKMAN Model CDR-440
© 1996 Franklin Electronic Publisher, Inc.,
Burlington, NJ 08016-4907 U.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
If the BOOKMAN keyboard fails to respond, or if its screen performs erratically, first press CLEAR and then press
ON/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 its built-in
book and in any installed book cards.
1. Hold
CLEAR
and press
ON/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-static Discharge. Normal operation of this
unit can be re-established by 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-and dust-free.
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Limited Warranty (U.S. only)
Index
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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.
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OTHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, WRITTEN OR ORAL,
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MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOUR
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TO REPLACE OR REFUND AS SET FORTH ABOVE IN THIS WARRANTY.
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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
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THIS CLAUSE SHALL SURVIVE FAILURE OF AN EXCLUSIVE REMEDY.
This license and warranty is governed by the laws of the United States and
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?* key 10
Alcohol-free drugs 9, 12
Arrows
flashing 8
slanted 6
Asterisk (for finding words) 12
Auto-resume feature 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
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-free drugs 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-reference symbol)
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
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-free drugs 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
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Index
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-free drugs 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-reference symbol) 11, 13
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
FPB-28039-00
P/N 7201288
Printed in U.S.
Rev. A
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