Shannon McNamara, MD

PEER VIII App for iPad boasts an extensive question bank for Emergency Medicine board review

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The PEER VIII app for iOS has excellent board review questions, but also has significant limitations as a mobile app.

American College of Emergency Medicine embraces digital media with ACEP News App

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ACEP News Digital offers existing readers a more convenient way to access news articles on the go.

The Difficult Airway App is an essential tool for Emergency Physicians

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This comprehensive app created by physician leaders in the world of airway management is a useful tool for personal study and bedside reference.

PaediCalc App for iOS shows that bigger text is better in an emergency

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This bedside reference medical app is for those taking care of emergent pediatric illnesses. The interface is easy to navigate, but the information contained in the app is limited.

Chest Radiology Flashcards App is a study tool with interesting cases, but no references

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This app gives users access to 100 images focused on a variety of pathology, accompanied by brief explanations, but without appropriate references.

ECG Analysis App allows users to upload photos of an ECG for analysis

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Though this medical app provides a comprehensive overview of ECG interpretation, it’s difficult to navigate and not safely applicable to patient care.

Bowel Run app falls short in raising colon cancer awareness

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Bowel Run is a lighthearted attempt to demystify colon cancer screening, but it does not offer any practical information for patients.

RealWorld Procedures medical app is a must have for medical students starting clinical rotations

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This simple, free medical app is an excellent resource for medical students and residents learning basic medical procedures.

Emergency Medicine Board Review is a free question bank app for iOS & Android

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This app contains a bank of 5000 multiple choice questions aimed to prepare EM residents for their inservice and board exams.

MyATLS for iOS & Android is an interactive companion to ATLS textbook

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The MyATLS app provides supplementary learning materials for physicians taking an Advanced Trauma Life Support course.

Cardiac Catheterization app uses visual animations for patient education about heart procedures

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This mobile app for iOS and Android guides patients planning to have a cardiac cath through 3D animations with pre and post procedure counseling.

New generation of apps help healthcare professionals learn medical procedures

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The extensive Medrills series of iOS and Android apps by ArchieMD recently caught our eye at iMedicalApps, due to their phenomenal graphics and unique approach to teaching clinical procedure skills. We recently reviewed three from the series – Army Cricothyroidotomy, Manage IV and Hemostatic Dressing.