Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. EBMT Educational Tools The EBMT Educational Tools app was created by the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation as a clinical resource. Clinicians can use the app to diagnose […]
These “not so obvious” medical apps range from orthopedic apps to toxicology apps to ultrasound apps.
Hundreds of new apps hit app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. AAN Continuum Audio This ACCME-accredited app provides expert lectures to healthcare professionals on their smartphones or tablets. Each lecture is presented with a written summary. Users can earn CME/CE credits by taking tests […]
This list shows all the Apple ResearchKit apps you can enroll in. Physicians can recommend these apps to their patients.
The CDC has nearly 30 apps available for smartphones. These are the ones you should download.
Despite the overwhelming evidence linking nearly every chronic medical disease (and many acute ones) to our diet, medical providers receive very little education on the topic. In 1985, the National Academy of Science published a landmark paper citing the lack of education on nutrition in medical schools. A 2010 follow-up study showed that most medical […]
Hundreds of new apps hit app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical app for medical professionals. The CheckList Standard operating procedures are important in any profession — that’s especially true for those in the medical field where noncompliance could mean the difference between life and death. A constant influx […]
Many of us in family medicine practice full scope including obstetrics. Many other providers in primary care and OB/GYN provide only outpatient prenatal care. Regardless, one of the most important yet overlooked aspects of women’s health is the care that occurs (or should occur) PRIOR to conception. Even though providers can bill for this care, […]
Hundreds of new apps hit app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for doctors, nurses, and healthcare providers. This week includes apps for pulmonologist and anesthesiologists. Our previous picks are here. And see what apps we thought were noteworthy in 2017. Broncho+ The Broncho+ app is based on images provided […]
Many of us in family medicine practice full scope — including obstetrics. One of the most stressful situations for any obstetrics provider is when the delivered infant has to go to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Our stress as providers pales to that of the families whose infant has been taken from the delivery […]
While a number of studies have looked into using virtual reality (VR) to aid in stroke rehabilitation, few have directly compared it to conventional therapy, often consisting of physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT). However, a large, randomized-controlled trial of standard therapy versus VR therapy was recently published in the journal Neurology. Titled the VIRTUES […]
We recently reviewed the outstanding OB Wheels app, by Dr. Joshua Steinberg, one of the most well-known and prolific medical-app developers and also a family medicine physician. But Dr. Émilie Coudière also created an excellent OB wheel app called Prego Wheel. It’s very basic but useful. My go-to OB wheel remains OB Wheels by Dr. Steinberg […]
Hundreds of new apps hit the app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for doctors, nurses, and healthcare providers. This week includes apps for radiology, decision-making, and even sexual health apps you can recommend to your patients. Our previous picks are here. And see what apps we thought were […]
A recent study from New Zealand has demonstrated the potential benefits of using virtual reality (VR) to help paralyzed individuals improve their mobility. Published in Disability and Rehabilitation, the results are part of a growing body of evidence for using VR in rehabilitation. Researchers created an immersive, VR environment for potentially training spinal cord injury […]
Regardless of what scope of obstetrics care you provide, a good OB wheel app is a must. With so many different OB apps available, which one should we use? My go-to OB wheel has been Dr. Evan’s app called Perfect OB Tracker. It combines an easy-to-use, accurate OB wheel with the option for patient tracking. […]