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Use of iPhone can improve acetabular cup orientation in total hip replacement

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mHealth Research Daily with Tim Bredrup In a recent study, a novel system is described that uses both the camera and the accelerometer functions of the iPhone to improve the process of acetabular cup placement in total hip arthroplasty. The accelerometer function senses changes in movement and is used in a number of other iPhone apps.  To further assist in achieving proper acetabular cup placement, a level indicator app and protractor app were downloaded to the iPhone and also effectively […]

Pediatrics medical app: Keep up to date with the latest Peds literature

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A look at features of Pediatrics, an app powered by Texterity that allows pediatric providers to access the latest abstracts and articles in pediatrics.

Parents Diagnostic Aid app is a basic patient education app for concerned parents

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Review over the parents diagnostic aid provides a quick and easy layman’s medical insight into a few common problems in children.

Patient Safety Manual, Not the Best Medical Reference App

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app review written by a third-year medical student for Patient Safety Manual, a medical reference app by Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. The app is compatible with iOS.

How will Apple’s media event affect the digital publishing industry?

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Apple’s education media event on Thursday suggests Apple are primed and ready to enter the world of digital publishing. As we pointed out in our last article, evidence suggests that Apple is likely to bring important changes to the iBook platform with a particular focus on academia and furthermore push into the education industry. Previously, thoughts have focused on Apple improving the iTunes U platform and trying to use this as a gateway into educational institutions. Others believe that Apple […]

Pediatric dosing made easy with clever iPhone medical app, Peds Meds

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An app review for Peds Meds, an app that streamlines pediatric prescribing by calculating drug dosages based on user preferences.

Drugs.com consumer app is well-designed, but doesn’t fill a void

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Drug.com’s app for consumers provides the same content as the website, but the pricing may outweigh the app’s utility.

Color Atlas of Pediatric Dermatology app assists doctors make accurate diagnoses

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by: Sumeet Banker, MD, MPH Anyone who has taken care of children knows that rashes are ubiquitous and can often be the bane of one’s practice. Children acquire rashes for seemingly everything, from benign viral exanthems to chronic systemic diseases and even acute life-threatening emergencies. Appropriate identification and treatment of skin findings in children can make a significant difference in a parent’s comfort level and a child’s well-being. However, distinguishing among different skin findings can often be more of an […]

Color Atlas of Cosmetic Dermatology medical app is a great example of how to go from print to digital

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Color Atlas of Cosmetic Dermatology is an excellent reference resource for dermatologists who are looking for a complete yet concise guide to a wide range of cosmetic disorders. The user interface is focused and presents information covering diagnosis, treatment, and procedures in an easily accessible format.

Airstrip Technologies helps facilitate the untethered physician

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AirStrip Technologies has stepped in to bring a mobile solution that provides physicians the ability to view and interact with real time wave form data that sometimes is essential to provide appropriate patient care.

Apple preparing to revolutionize digital textbooks, medical texts included?

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New sources indicate Apple’s January media event is likely to focus on iTunes University and Apple in education suggesting an eTextbook revolution

AIrstrip OB iphone app review, Obstetricians get mobile access to laboring patients

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AirStrip OB provides obstetricians a mobile platform to view fetal monitoring in real time and gives them the ability to make critical decisions regarding the plan of care in potential high risk obstetric patients.