Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals.

iOS

Physician’s Weekly

The new Physician’s Weekly app offers the news, clinical updates, and interviews that physicians have come to expect from this 35-year-old publication. This app also offers CME experiences and an augmented reality version of the popular wallboards.

Price: Free

Download on iTunes

Physician's Weekly

Fitzpatrick’s Color Atlas for Apple devices is the app version of the text of the same name. It can be purchased on iTunes.

Android

BOOST – Better Operative Outcomes Software Tool

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) and various international eye care non-governmental organizations collaborated to create BOOST. Using the PRECOG study, which was an assessment of cataract surgical outcomes in settings where follow up is typically poor, this app is designed to promote better outcomes. It includes an option to anonymously share results for benchmarking.

Price: Free

Download on Google Play

BOOST - Better Operative Outcomes Software Tool

EVTM App

EVTM (endovascular hybrid trauma and bleeding management) is a developing global organization that promotes adopting hybrid (open surgery and endovascular) evaluation and management of hemodynamically unstable trauma patients. The app includes future symposium details and clinical information such as a new suggested algorithm of AABCDE. This algorithm promotes early vascular access to the femoral artery and vein. These practices can be applied in emergency rooms, the prehospital environment, or the battlefield.

Price: Free

Download on Google Play

EVTM App

PubMed Hub TV

The information found within PubMed can now be viewed on Android TV devices with the PubMed Hub TV app. The comprehensive search can be utilized with any keyword including author names, and returns results in chronological order. The app will display abstracts, full texts, and list similar articles. Users can track browsing history, store favorites, and share articles on social media or via email.

Price: Free, In-app purchases

Download on Google Play

ZOLL’s Virtual Rescue Hero

ZOLL’s Virtual Rescue Hero app allows users to witness, in virtual reality, a simulated cardiac arrest rescue. The 360-degree video can be viewed through VR-enabled headsets, such as Google Cardboard. There are multiple language options, and ZOLL recommends using headphones to enrich the experience.

Price: Free

Download on Google Play

ZOLL's Virtual Rescue Hero

Brain Pathology journal access is now available on Android devices and can be purchased on Google Play. A free sample issue is also available.

Brain Pathology

Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide is the app version of the book by the same name. It is available on Google Play.

Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide

Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook is the Android-adapted version of the text of the same name. It can be purchased on Google Play.

Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook

The textbook Symptom to Diagnosis: An Evidence-Based Guide is now available on Android devices in app form from Google Play.

Symptom to Diagnosis An Evidence Based Guide

Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine Manual text can now be utilized as an app after purchase from Google Play.

Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine Manual