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Easy blood pressure tracking with iBP Blood Pressure app

Easy blood pressure tracking with iBP Blood Pressure app

“iBP Blood Pressure” from Leading Edge Apps LLC is a blood pressure tracking app specifically designed for patients. Not only does “iBP Blood Pressure” does its job and monitors blood pressure extremely well, but it also provides a wide variety of functionality at the same time, while not compromising its simplicity and user friendliness.

Learning the art of ultrasound with Ultrasoundpaedia’s Android App, Vascular Ultrasound

Learning the art of ultrasound with Ultrasoundpaedia’s Android App, Vascular Ultrasound

Ultrasoundpaedia literally brings part of their online educational resources to the Android platform with their series of webapp-esque ultrasound apps. Vascular Ultrasound, one representing app from their series, although nicely ported to the android smartphone, but because of poor navigation design, formatting issues, and absent content compared to the Ultrasoundpaedia’s website really discourages its use.

Respiratory Diseases Android app from Focus Medicais lacks utility

Respiratory Diseases Android app from Focus Medicais lacks utility

Respiratory Diseases from Focus Medica is a horrible app. It’s filled with a lot of “fluff,” but seriously lacks in the core content department. The app is barely suitable to be used by the average layman, and medical professionals and students should definitely pass on this one. Additionally, the developers are also charging $7.33 to even use the app.

Lab Values Plus app is one of the best developed Android medical apps

Lab Values Plus app is one of the best developed Android medical apps

Hipposoft has stepped up their game and brought Android users probably their best app to date, “Lab Values + Medical Reference.” Lab Values+ is basically a combination of 3 different medical references. Users will be able to find lab reference values, medical abbreviations, and medical prefixes and suffixes all on one app.