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. And check out our Best Medical Apps of 2018 … So Far.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) Publishing app offers a library of books, journals, and multimedia for mental health professionals, students, and the general public. The APA is the world’s premier publisher on psychiatry, mental health, and behavioral science. Within the library, users can find resources on topics such as psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, addiction psychiatry, and child, adolescent, and geriatric psychiatry.
Download on iTunes
Anesthesiology, Third Edition is the app version of the reference text of the same name from McGraw-Hill Education. All aspects of anesthesiology are covered, from preoperative to postoperative care. This compilation of concepts and principles provides medical providers with a foundational text for practice. It includes new sections on pain, pain medicine, and anesthetic considerations when managing co-existing disease. Additionally, emerging trends such as team-based care and the need for critical care medicine skills are included. Each section culminates in key points and key references to facilitate mastery and encourage further research. Once the app has been downloaded from the App Store, no internet connection is required to access the content.
Treatment of Skin Disease, 5/E is now available on the iPhone and iPad, in addition to being a traditional reference text. This edition covers over 250 of the most common conditions seen in daily practice. The award-winning text provides clear evidence-based guidance to treatment, including third-time and rare therapies. Over 250 full-color clinical images are included. New chapters include features on atypical fibroxanthoma, cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes, and necrolytic acral erythema. Users can browse the contents of the app or search by keyword, which encompasses the text, images, and tables. Notes and bookmarks can be created and saved within the app; users can also change the size of the text for easier reading. It can be purchased in the App Store.
The University of Wisconsin Gadolinium Calculator, shortened to GadCalc, enables healthcare providers to quickly calculate contrast dosing prior to magnetic resonance imaging. The interface is clean and easy to navigate — all FDA approved contrast agents are included within the app upon download. After selecting the contrast agent to be used, the user inputs the desired dosage and patient weight. The app provides the standard dose, the dose by weight, and rounding recommendations. The app also includes dosing specific to the University of Wisconsin system. Package inserts for each contrast agent are available to view within the app, even when offline. Contrast agents that are not used or referenced may be deleted from the app. Within the menu, users can access a reset option to default that app to its original contents.
Download on Google Play
CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment CMDT 2019 Ursatine Media is the Android app version of the text of the same title. The annual reference manual for internal medicine emphasizes the practical aspects of clinical diagnosis and patient management. CMDT (CURRENT Medical Diagnoses and Treatment) offers the most current information on more than 1,000 diseases and disorders. All fields of internal medicine are covered, spanning from ambulatory to in-hospital care. Primary care topics, including gynecology and obstetrics, dermatology, ophthalmology, and palliative care are fully reviewed. This edition includes updates on pain management at the end of life, new American Heart Association Guidelines, new FDA approved medications for several conditions, and many other additions reflecting new research and classifications. Users can create notes and bookmarks within the app, as well as change the size of the text. CURRENT Medical Diagnosis and Treatment CMDT 2019 is available from Google Play for $64.99.