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Top 10 free iPad medical apps for healthcare professionals

Honorable Mentions:

The following apps did not make it into our “Top 10″ list, but did meet our inclusion criteria.

Living Medical Textbooks: Free interactive textbooks on various disease pathology. Helps you do CME learning on your iPad.
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Citrix: Many hospital EMRs use Citrix as a portal to enable secure access to patient data from the comfort of your home. The iPad app is done beautifully, however, the constraints of your hospital EMR on your iPad is the limiting factor.
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NeuroMind for iPad: Created by a Neurosurgeon and simply a must have for neurosurgeons and also neurologists.
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Skeletal Head & Neck Pro III: 3D4Medical has created a series of anatomy apps in collaboration with the Stanford University School of Medicine. Although almost all of their apps will cost you, this is a free offering by the developers.
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Eyes Test: If you carry around the iPad with you, a good Eye Chart to check visual acuity is always a must have
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CathSource: A great app not only for cardiologists, but all health care providers. Helps you understand cardiac pathology to a different level, allowing you to see videos of actual cardiac pathology.
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3M Littmann SoundBuilder: Simple and free app created by the standards makers in the stethoscope industry — helps you learn cardiac murmurs better.
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Prognosis, Your Diagnosis: Simply put, a medical gamification app that goes through various cases and real time decision making.
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Brain MRI Atlas: While it’s not the most polished app, it does provide quick and easy anatomy learning of the Brain. Solid for patient education as well.
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Surgical Radiology & Trauma Scenarios: Content created by the Department of Surgery at Lehigh Valley Health Network. A gamification app that utilizes Game Center on iOS to teach various surgical pathology. If these apps were more polished, they would have made our top 10 list. That said, they are free to download and definitely offer great utility.
iTunes Links: Surgical Radiology, Trauma Scenarios

ABFM Exam Prep: The American Board of Family Medicine has created this app for family physicians who are studying for boards.
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The Oncologist HD: An app geared for surgical, medical, and radiation oncologists. Full of videos and interactive features.
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