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Educational app for clinicians teaches the basics of ventilator management

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A new app called Basics of Mechanical Ventilation teaches some of the basic concepts of ventilator management.

Android Physiology at a Glance app might not be worth glancing at

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“Physiology at a Glance” is a good textbook but is it a good app?

iMedicalApps publishes a How to Guide on mobile medical applications

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The editors at iMedicalApps have recently published a paper in the International Journal of Clinical Practice on “How to identify, assess and utilise mobile medical applications in clinical practice” as an introductory guide for medical partitioners looking to incorporate their mobile devices into clinical practice

Echocardiography Atlas by Epocrates is an outstanding reference app for clinicians

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Echocardiography Atlas is an outstanding echo reference app for cardiologists, emergency medicine clinicians, intensive care physicians, and others who use or are learning echocardiography.

Basis B1 Band review, a wearable sensor that tracks many metrics, but not for everyone

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Review of the Basis B1 Band, which is an outstanding activity tracker, and clearly one of the best on the market.

Diagnose app can help you make evidence based clinical decisions

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Diagnose is a medical app available for both Android and iOS that attempts to aid physicians in the difficult task of providing evidence based diagnosis through the use of pre- and post-test probabilities and likelihood ratios.

Review of the CDC’s STD treatment guideline medical app

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CDC STD Tx app is great for providing information about treatments and you can certainly trust its contents.

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

Pfizer to evaluate app designed to detect cognitive deficits in patients at risk for Alzheimer’s

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Pfizer announces plans to test Akili Lab’s Project:EVO app in clinical trials; the app is designed to detect deficits in executive functioning.

The best Ultrasound apps for Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Ultrasonography is an important part of an Ob/Gyn’s.This is a review of 5 ultrasound applications that include obstetric and/or gynecologic ultrasounds

Epocrates Cardio Tool asks a lot of the user without giving enough in return

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A seemingly random selection of calculators that includes some unusual tools but while excluding more common ones, this app still needs some work.

AcademyQ app is a great self assessment tool for ENT surgeons

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The AcademyQ Otolaryngology Knowledge Self Assessment Tool app is a great question bank resource for physicians and residents in the field of otolaryngology.