This is an app review of Kidometer, which contains normal vital signs, lab values, and more for pediatricians.
SimMon is a great example of the educational potential of mobile technology. This is a good app for simulating a range of scenarios but there are a few improvements that would enable it to compete with some of the more technical medical simulators.
SimMonitor is a great example of the educational potential of mobile technology. The wide range of ECG trace options and the powerful link to a remote device means trainees and students can practice ACLS scenarios with this app in an efficient and effective manner.
In honor of a cancer that affects 1 in 8 women and in the month of particular awareness, we highlight a few breast cancer/women’s health apps you might want to know about (and they are all available for free).
Ortho Traumapedia is a bare bones app that covers essential orthopedic injuries, but stands to benefit from additional multimedia.
This a review of the My Prognosis: Pregnancy app for the iPad – evaluated from the perspective of an Ob/Gyn referring patients to education resources.
Gamification integration into health education has the benefit of increasing utilization by patients. The American Red Cross App has created an app to help users learn first aid and then practice their knowledge through games. Completion of these Q&A games leads to awards that can then be posted to the Apple Game Center.
Nerve Whiz is an app that has charts and diagrams pertaining to muscle innervation,sensory innervation and peripheral nerve anatomy and function.
The Lark Original and Lark Pro are devices which monitor sleep patterns, gently nudge users awake, and offer personalized advice on how to improve sleep patterns. Lark CEO Julia Lu told TechCrunch the company has sold “tens of thousands” of its devices, with 73 percent of users purportedly experiencing improvement after using Lark Pro for just one month. The company has now officially launched a daytime compliment to their sleep monitor, the Larklife, which shares many features with leading activity monitors like Nike Fuelband.
The ipocketcard app series is designed to help medical professionals ditch the pocketbooks and the developers hope to replace it with a quick reference app. The Neurology ipocketcard app covers subjects including: dermatomes, spinal nerve root innervations (motor and sensory), cranial nerves, and neuroanatomy.
A review of an app with the potential to support the documentation and assessment of burns.
BetterDoctor may have found a better way of empowering both patients to find and book appointments with the highest quality local physicians.