App Review

NeuroSlice app for Android aims to teach neuroanatomy with a large library of images

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Today we will take a look at NeuroSlice, an app developed by Dr. Sanjay Manohar.

CliniCalc medical calculator is a good app but is it worth the cost?

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We review the CliniCalc medical calculator and compare it to the similar MedCalc app to determine which is a better buy.

Spot Dx Radiology for Medical Students is a radiology Android app for medical students

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The Spot Dx app is a Radiology application designed to help medical students develop skills for making a quick assessment of clinical data and to arrive at the appropriate diagnosis.

How the Red Cross is using mobile apps to improve public health

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Overall, these apps are full of useful information and have innovative features that make them great tools and highlight their potential for greater impact in the future.

Diagnose app can help you make evidence based clinical decisions

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Diagnose is a medical app available for both Android and iOS that attempts to aid physicians in the difficult task of providing evidence based diagnosis through the use of pre- and post-test probabilities and likelihood ratios.

Review of the CDC’s STD treatment guideline medical app

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CDC STD Tx app is great for providing information about treatments and you can certainly trust its contents.

ICEBlueButton, an “In Case of Emergency” app solution for Android, does what it sets out to do

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Review of the ICEBlueButton In Case of Emergency Android medical app by Humetrix.

The best Ultrasound apps for Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Ultrasonography is an important part of an Ob/Gyn’s.This is a review of 5 ultrasound applications that include obstetric and/or gynecologic ultrasounds

Epocrates Cardio Tool asks a lot of the user without giving enough in return

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A seemingly random selection of calculators that includes some unusual tools but while excluding more common ones, this app still needs some work.

Touch Surgery app brings surgical simulation and education to Android

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Review of the Touch Surgery app to explore any potential uses it may have for medical students and professionals.

Using an iPhone app to calculate the risk of death in the operating room

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A number of studies have shown that medical calculators are extremely popular tools on mobile devices. The ability to quickly access and accurately calculate a useful result at the point of care is highly attractive to many healthcare professionals. However, many of these calculators omit the formula to calculate surgical risk of morbidity and mortality. Surgical Risk Calculator, an app from Cardiff Medical Apps, is designed to allow surgeons to calculate just that using the P-POSSUM operative mortality score system.

AcademyQ app is a great self assessment tool for ENT surgeons

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The AcademyQ Otolaryngology Knowledge Self Assessment Tool app is a great question bank resource for physicians and residents in the field of otolaryngology.