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.

Advance Care Planning

The Advance Care Planning app by The Royal Children’s Hospital of Melbourne provides a framework of discussion to those caring for children with life-limiting conditions. It outlines an approach to decision-making that can aid families when deciding what interventions align with their preferences and goals. Designed for providers, the authors even included recommended phraseology when speaking with families and children. The app also includes suggestive clinical triggers and illustrative case examples.

Price: Free

Download on Google Play

TSRA Review Questions

TSRA Review Questions was created by the Thoracic Surgery Residents Association to offer a catalog of review topics for residents and fellows in this field. The four main areas of practice (adult cardiac surgery, congenital cardiac surgery, general thoracic surgery, and trauma and critical care) are further subdivided into categories with about ten questions per subject. Rationales are provided and incorrectly answered questions are stored separately.

Price: $9.99

Download on Google Play

Journal of the International AIDS Society

The Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS) app is the Android-optimized version of the journal by the same name. This publication is peer-reviewed and open-access. Articles can be downloaded for offline viewing and users can opt-in to receive notifications of new content.

Price: Free

Download on Google Play

Paramedic Pharmacology Review

The Paramedic Pharmacology Review app contains a wide range of pharmacologic test questions for aspiring paramedics. Topics range from pharmacokinetics and dynamics to code drugs and common prescription medications. It contains over 1,000 study cards, review questions, and two 50-question exams.

Price: $7.99

Download on Google Play

ToothSOS

The ToothSOS app is the official application of the International Association of Dental Traumatology. It was designed to be useful to both laypeople and medical providers in the event of a traumatic tooth injury. For potential patients, it provides the steps to take during a dental injury. For healthcare providers, the app provides detailed information based on evidence-based literature and research. Additionally, the app provides resources for continuing education.

Price: Free

Download on Google Play

Download on iTunes

Other apps we liked

Pre-Examination Procedures in Laboratory Diagnostics is the Android app version of the book by the same name. It can be purchased here on Google Play.

Poisoning and Drug Overdose Info is the Apple app version of Poisoning and Drug Overdose, Seventh Edition. It can be downloaded here on iTunes.

Check out our previous picks here. And see what apps we thought were noteworthy in 2017.