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COPD app is a pulmonology eTextbook that offers CME

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COPD is a free app developed by Projects in Knowledge; it is a medical text that offers free CME available on the iPhone and iPad.

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.

Infusion Nurse is a handy tool for nurses but lacks authority

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Infusion Nurse is developed by a nurse for nurses dealing with infusions and medicine. Calculates dose, volume, dilution, and infusion rates.

Giving out medical advice on twitter can lead to more harm than good

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Discussion on the appropriate use of Twitter for medical advice and how much responsibility falls on the healthcare provider

Study shows Apple iPad potentially linked to implantable cardiac-defibrillator dysfunction

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Study shows Apple iPad potentially linked to implantable cardiac-defibrillator dysfunction

BioAid Hearing iPad app hints at the path to a bionic ear

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BioAid is an iOS hearing assistance app for individuals with hearing impairment. Here we take a look at the potential it represents as an advance in aids for patients with hearing impairments.

A quick and easy process for healthcare professionals interested in designing an app

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Steps presented for learning how to prototype a new app, starting with pen and paper.

PubChase medical literature app provides somewhat limited literature review capabilities

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The PubChase medical literature app aims to provide a “smarter way” to search biomedical literature, with cloud storage and organization capabilities.

HAE Therapy Tracker app can be an important tool for improving compliance

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The HAE Therapy Tracker app was made to help patients record their attacks, remind them to take their medications, as well as keep track of their doctor appointments.

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.

Beth Israel Study Shows NICU Babies Exposed to Music have Health Benefits

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In a recent two-year long study, researchers have found tangible health benefits of the simple task of singing to your newborn child. The study took place at the Beth Israel Medical Center and followed the outcomes of introducing musical intervention to 272 premature babies in the NICU.