App Review

The ECG guide by QxMD – the definitive ECG app for the BlackBerry?

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A review of the ECG guide by QxMD

Anesthesiology i-Pocket provides a useful but limited refresher for students and juniors

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Anesthesiology i-Pocket is ideal for students and nurses who are refreshing the basics of anesthetics however the concise nature and lack of depth mean that this application is not suitable for those specialising in the subject.

IOS Fixator app successfully integrates mobile medical technology into a surgical workflow

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IOS Fixator demonstrates the capabilities of mobile medical technology within a healthcare environment. Surgeons who use the IOS device will find the app assists their pre-operative planning whilst others will hopefully appreciate the impact that such an app could have if applied to their particular specialty.

MSK Injections may be the complete one-stop for review and planning of simple musculoskeletal procedures

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The app compiles a comprehensive list of musculoskeletal exams and injection/aspiration techniques targeted at primary care physicians

Thieme Atlas of Anatomy iPad App is a great review tool but comes at a price

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ModalityBODY Thieme Atlas of Anatomy App, an interactive app for medical students and physicians, is a great resource but it comes at a hefty cost.

Colorectal Cancer Miniatlas is a great tool for improving patient-physician communication

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Miniatlas Colon Cancer aims to enhance communication with patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer and allows them to better understand the nature of their condition. Empowering patients with knowledge of their diagnosis, through a collaborative doctor patient relationship is essential when managing a patient with colorectal cancer. It can be very difficult dealing with a diagnosis of cancer and patients who understand their conditions are more likely to make decisions and deal with them effectively. Ultimately Miniatlas Colon Cancer facilitates a better doctor patient relationship, which has been shown to increase patient satisfaction and lead to better overall health outcomes.

The British Medical Journal is successfully converted from print to electronic format with the BMJ App

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If you are a BMA member and read the BMJ, then the BMJ app is well worth downloading. With an impressive interface and library management, this app sets a standard which other journals should attempt to follow.

Review of Epocrates new Electronic Health Record, iMedicalApps exclusive

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We share the details of our tour through Epocrates EHR, the latest addition to a crowded field. We were impressed and look forward to seeing the additions to come.

Surgical Intern Survival Guide app gives the new residents a simple, but limited starting point

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The Surgical Intern Survival Guide attempts to ease the learning curve for surgical interns, a goal it does accomplish despite some unfortunate flaws.

First Aid Q&A iPhone app for USMLE Step 1 is a great resource, but not for everyone

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Part of the popular First Aid series, this app is a great resource for medical students preparing for Step 1. However, certain deficits mean it is not for everyone.

Surgichart allows logging and sharing of case files in a HIPPA compliant manner

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SurgiChart is a secure, private, HIPAA-compliant web based surgical case log app, developed by surgeons, that allows them to post, plan, and share their cases.

Great medical app for oncologists, Pocket Guide to Hematologic Cancer Chemotherapy Protocols

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Review of the Pocket Guide to Hematologic Cancer Chemotherapy Protocols by Edward Chu, MD. A great app for oncologists and others that work in oncology.