Tom Lewis

Should Mobile Medical Apps be ‘regulated’ by individual hospitals

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An editorial opinion on whether Medical Apps should be ‘regulated’ by individual hospitals

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.

Utilizing Nearpod for medical education, Part 3, making the most of analytics for learning

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This article will focus on utilizing the analytic features offered by Nearpod to maximize learning.

Utilizing Nearpod for medical education, Part 2, leading an effective tutorial

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In this article, we will focus on the basics of actually giving a tutorial using Nearpod.

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

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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 on radiology which is a departure from the norm. Radiology – Head is a neuroanatomy and neuroradiology resource designed for radiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, medical students […]

Utilizing Nearpod for medical education, Preparing presentations

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The first in our three part series on how to utilize Nearpod for dynamic and interactive teaching sessions.

Connecting with your physical therapist via bluetooth and an app

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The pair of ShoulderTherapist apps utilize Bluetooth technology in a novel, positive fashion which iMedicalApps thinks is an innovative approach that should be adopted more often.

Top 15 medical apps for orthopedic surgeons

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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 host of excellent medical apps for orthopedic surgeons which can be used for educational and clinical purposes. This article is a useful starting point for […]

Critical APPraisal app helps evaluate evidence based medicine on the go

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Critical APPraisal contains a wealth of information which many healthcare professionals will find it useful to have on their mobile device. However users may be hampered by a poor design and limited functionality meaning that much of this content is challenging to access.

Virtual Body Human Anatomy is an impressive 2D anatomy app

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Virtual human body app is a worthy anatomy app with its fluid simple interface. The level of anatomy is high and there is a wide range of structures included. Overall one of the leading 2D apps and highly recommended for medical students.

Study shows iPhone can be used to accurately measure cervical range of movement (CROM)

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Study shows iPhone can be used to accurately measure cervical range of movement (CROM)

Official NICE medical app brings guidelines to all UK clinicians for free

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The official NICE app is probably the easiest and simplest way to access NICE guidelines that are reliably up to date on your mobile device. As such, this app is recommended for all UK based clinicians.