FIRSTLight is a useful resource for UK healthcare professionals who require detailed information regarding medicines available for the UK market. Whether or not it is used for dosing information is likely to depend on individual hospital prescribing policies. Regardless of this, FIRSTLight is still a useful resource for those who need up to date drug information although it remains to be seen if it can topple the BNF as the first choice for pharmacology information.
Much of what patient’s are asked to do, healthcare providers would have a tough time doing themselves. One reason that many of these tasks – from blood glucose monitoring to a low fat diet – are so hard is that they are generally inconvenient and unpleasant. However, as healthcare continues its move to mobile, one […]
Comparison of Amazon Kindle models, including the new Kindle touch and Kindle Fire tablet, and how the Kindle Fire can be used in medical education and practice
Basis, Withings, and IDEAL LIFE will reveal their health related consumer products at the upcoming Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco.
DiabetesIQ, a free download, challenges individuals to test their knowledge of diabetes and compete with one another as they learn the complexities of diabetes.
Trauma medicine is a high-stakes world that requires reflexive decision-making, and Trauma Scenarios helps educate surgical residents in the trauma realm
A review of the ECG guide by QxMD
The top 5 reasons why the Android Market fails to showcase the best medical apps vs Apple’s iTunes store layout and philosophy
The Victorian government of Australia has launched a free app that gives access to medical and health related information from its Better Health Channel.
Among the many exciting stories coming out of Health Innovation Week in Silicon Valley was the announcements of the winners of Morgenthaler Venture’s DCtoVC pitch contest and the Body Slam competition at USC’s Body Computing Lab.
Cellnovo received CE Mark approval for its mobile diabetes management system, which includes an insulin patch pump and a wireless, touch screen handset.
Anesthesiology i-Pocket is ideal for students and nurses who are refreshing the basics of anesthetics however the concise nature and lack of depth mean that this application is not suitable for those specialising in the subject.