The idea of a personalised medical journal is a great one and will almost certainly be one of the ways future clinicians access medical knowledge. However Read requires a little more development before doctors can fully embrace the opportunities it offers.
To explore the usability of MD Advisor for Oral Contraceptives app for a health care provider prescribing family planning using the iPad or iPhone
Micromedex Drug Interaction app is a straightforward mobile reference for healthcare practitioners working with medications on a daily basis. This app can help identify and manage potential issues that may come up in daily practice. The app is easy to use.
The real strength of apps like Touch Surgery is the boundary they are continually pushing in terms of virtual patient simulation. The patients are often displayed as 3D models and are becoming increasingly more detailed and realistic. It is foreseeable that in the future, surgeons and other healthcare practioners will be able to simulate all types of common operation or procedure.
A review of Heel Thy Tendon, an iPhone app covering four tendinopathies
This is an app review for AESCULAP OrthoPilot, an iPhone app that has videos and descriptions for some AESCULAP orthopedic implants.
Skitch is a simple but powerful photo annotation mobile app designed to be used in conjunction with Evernote.
Blip is a product of Blipcare, a company with two main creations to date — a Blood pressure monitor and a weight scale. The common theme between the two devices is they connect to your home Wi-Fi, not your phone or computer. Blip’s Blood pressure monitor is FDA approved. At first glance, the Blip Blood […]
App Reviewed: Micromedex IV Compatibility (Ver. 1.8.0) Purpose of App Review: Review ease of use of app in comparing possible interactions between intravenous (IV) preparations Determine ability of app in discerning what are possible interactions for IV medications Introduction: All too often healthcare providers find themselves questioning if the medications they are giving their patients […]
As emergency medicine resources go, this is a comprehensive collection of useful notes related to a range of specialties. The WikEM resource is only likely to become more useful over time as more and more users contribute. Residents and medical students will find this app particularly useful for its broad range of content and concise high-yield facts.
A review of a dermatology textbook with an excellent digital conversion.
EMRA Peds Airway utilizes a number of simple yet innovative features to maximize the touch screen ability of modern mobile devices. The ability to quickly and reliably calculate drug dosages under pressure is something that this app makes easy. One or two quirks do not detract from an otherwise simplistic yet impressive app.