Author Archive | Tom Lewis

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

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

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. […]

Radiology – Head is attractive neuroantomy iPad app from 3D4Medical for radiologists and students

Radiology – Head is attractive neuroantomy iPad app from 3D4Medical for radiologists and students

3D4Medical are renowned for producing some of the most visually appealing and informative medical apps for the iPad and iPhone. They have traditionally focused on 3dimensional anatomy resources such as Essential Anatomy and the NOVA series which are aimed at medical professionals and designed for use in education. The latest release from 3D4Medical predominantly focuses […]

Top 15 medical apps for orthopedic surgeons

Top 15 medical apps for orthopedic surgeons

Follow Tom Lewis on Twitter: @thomasllewis Use of mobile apps to support orthopedic surgeons in a range of clinical situations has been widely recognized. The ability to access clinical knowledge on the go or explain various pathologies to patients whilst utilizing a range of media has the potential to significantly improve clinical practice. There are a […]

More medical journals should take advantage of Newsstand

More medical journals should take advantage of Newsstand

The number of medical journals available for the iPad has grown exponentially as more publishers recognize the potential benefits and utility of providing their content on multiple platforms. However to date, the number of journals that have opted to take advantage of features such as Apple’s Newsstand feature is remarkably low.