iPad

My Health Checklist 2012 app contains evidence based preventative health advice for patients

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Review of the My Health Checklist 2012 App from Proven Health Ways, Inc.

Manual of Childhood Infections app is a valuable tool for trainees in pediatrics

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The Manual of Childhood Infections for the iOS presents concise summaries of common pediatric infections and treatment options in an accessible format

iPhone & iPad peripheral ThermoDock measures body temperature without any body contact

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ThermoDock is an infrared thermometer attachment for the iphone or iPad that accurately captures temperature.

MyMedicalTutor app allows doctors to practice presentation skills

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MyMedicalTutor is an app with great potential and uses as a practice presentation tool. Whilst the features and cases included are excellent, the overall utility is limited due to the lack of certain specialties.

iSonea launches clinical trial to assess effectiveness of its acoustic asthma monitoring device

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Asthma is a chronic lung disease that affects people of all ages. While traditionally, spirometry has been used to study children and adults with asthma, pediatric patients were typically too young to participate. iSonea, a company that develops acoustic respiratory monitoring devices, has recently found a solution to this problem and announced the launch of a post-market study using their WheezoMeter monitoring technology. The study, called Wheeze Rate Correlation and found on clinicaltrails.org is planned for two locations in California.

Anatomy At A Glance app brings popular textbook series to the iPad and iPhone

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Anatomy At A Glance makes a highly successful transition from paper to digital. Whilst there are one or two potential improvements, this is a decent first attempt for Wiley-Blackwell. Those looking for a digital copy of Anatomy At A Glance will not go far wrong with this app.

Surgical Logbook app makes tracking procedures easy but raises concerns about security

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Surgical Logbook is a basic logbook which comes with some robust features such as statistics and export. The overall design and user interface is highly commended and the app is easy to use. There is no information given regarding the security of the logbook which is an important consideration before storing sensitive patient data.

CHF Trials app is a must have for anyone that manages heart failure patients

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Review of CHF Trials for iPhone and iPad, an app that demonstrates the potential of reference apps to bring difficult-to-access knowledge to the bedside.

Advancing patient education, creation of a new multi touch iPad Book “Know Your PH, Getting to Know Your Pulmonary Hypertension”

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Dr. Michael Parker created an interactive iPad resource that lets PH patients, as well as their families and friends explore and understand Pulmonary Hypertension, using the iBook author tool.

SLIC app is a great, free tool for surgeons who evaluate cervical spine injuries

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This app is a very specific calculator that helps guide you through the SLIC classification system and apply it to your own patients. SLIC is an acronym that stands for Sub axial-axial Cervical Spine Injury Classification System.

Calculate by QxMD sets the bar high for free medical calculators

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A review of Qx Calculate, a diverse medical calculator for the iPhone, by Danielle Jones – discusses pros, cons and overall view of this app from a medical perspective.

First sterile iPad sleeve for operating room now available, exclusive hands-on review

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EchoMedical has partnered with Protek Medical devices to bring to market a disposable sterile iPad sleeve for use in the operating room. iMedicalApps was able to get a first-run production unit for quick test. Read below to see my first impressions as well as what we found about processes used to ensure sterility of the sleeves for operating room use.