Microsoft’s hands free gaming system is being put to use by surgeons in the operating room.
While often asymptomatic, A-Fib can lead to palpitations, chest pain, syncope, heart failure, and even stroke. Managing A-Fib can be complicated and challenging for clinicians. Fortunately, there’s an app for that. Here we review the QxMD AF Guide, an Atrial Fibrillation Reference for physicians, available for the iPhone.
Each year, industry giants like Apple, HTC, and Motorola spend billions of dollars finding ways to put more functionality and more processing power into their devices. While these investments are probably made with the general consumer in mind, healthcare has been an major beneficiary of these efforts. One area in which we are seeing a […]
A significant investment has been made by McGraw-Hill and Pearson into medical textbooks on the iPad — potentially changing the way mobile medical texts are consumed.
We have reported in the past on AirStrip, a smartphone and iPad app that allows a mobile doctor to monitor the vital signs of patients in an obstetric ward or an ICU. The reverse, where a fixed doctor monitors multiple remote patients is now entering the mainstream and already making a difference in many patients’ […]
Kaplan’s USMLE Step 1 Mobile Qbank brings added value to your Qbank subscription by enabling studying on-the-go. While not a perfect app, it’s a must download if you already have a subscription — and could be the difference maker when deciding between various USMLE Qbanks.
Webicina.com is a comprehensive listing of internet medical resources and now has an iPhone app, with an Android version to follow later this year.
PubMed is now a mobile web app on all smart phone platforms. The National Library of Medicine cited increased consumption of medical apps by health care professionals as a key reason for the mobile app.
A review of five note taking apps that utilize a stylus pen for the iPad. This comprehensive review looks at how well these apps allow you to take accurate notes.
[Ed. iMedicalApps will be bringing a weekly summary of mobile medical information from relevant news sites. Let us know if you find these summaries useful or other suggestions in the comments section.] Mobile medical news Fountain valley regional hospital in California releases an app for patients www.prnewswire.com My Humana Mobile wins “best medical app” at […]
More and more patients these days are seeing their physician pull out an iPhone or iPad to look up drug dosing information, review lab and radiology data, or help teach them more about their medical condition. And as developers, and the increasing number of physician-developers, continue to find more creative ways to bring medical resources […]
Physicians are no exceptions to the old rule that the only things in life one cannot avoid are death and taxes. Unfortunately, doctors also have to add one more perennial misfortune: malpractice lawsuits. Nearly 61 percent of physicians age 55 and over have been sued, with nearly one medical malpractice claim filed for every physician, […]