iPhone

Kinesiology Flashcards is a good, but limited, option for anatomy flashcards

Kinesiology is a branch useful for sports medicine, athletic training and orthopedics. As expected, Anatomy knowledge is a fundamental basis of any of these fields. In classic fashion, reviewing anatomy is often associated with flashcards, as this popular method can improve retention and has so many options out on the market. Davismobile brings a series of actual flashcards by Lynn Lippert and Mary Alice Duesterhaus directly to mobile form. The app is available for the iOS platform. Here we review the app using the iPad.

The best of iMedicalApps, the first installment of March

March is here, and that means nicer weather along with March Madness! Because we know you have busy lives (along with a lot of basketball to watch) we have condensed for you our top, favorite posts of March thus far. For this installment, we discuss everything from the new iPad to ways you can take an idea for a healthcare app and turn it into a reality. We also look at ways social media is influencing various aspects of patient care.

Almostadoctor app brings free medical encyclopaedia to iPhone

almostadoctor is a great free resource for medical students and junior doctors who want a handy app. The quality of the content is good although care should be taken as there is not a specific evidence base. Overall this app is a useful resource and a worthwhile addition to medical students iPhone’s

Creating your own app? Learn to design before learning to code

Anyone contemplating how to create their own app already has a vision of what that app will look like and how it will work in their own head. By teaching yourself design principles—both visual and interaction—you will be better equipped to flesh out your app idea and maximize its appeal. You will avoid making clumsy mistakes that go against typical design conventions and, with a little creativity, generate your own conventions for others to shamelessly steal. Teaching yourself to code actually works against this because you begin to think about and conceptualize your app based on your limited coding skill set. Instead of thinking about your project from a user perspective, you begin thinking about the guts inside it and how the nuts and bolts will fit together to make a working product.

Researchers demonstrate iPhone accelerometer can be used to train patients with balance problems

mHealth Research Digest with Tim Bredrup Current devices to help manage patients with physical balance problems are impractical for home-based rehabilitation for a variety of reasons including their size, complexity, and cost, amongst others. In an effort to address this issue, a team of researchers at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor designed, developed, […]