Hundreds of medical apps for healthcare providers and patients are released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along.

And don’t forget to see what we thought were the best medical apps in 2018.

SafeLocal

SafeLocal app for iOS devices was developed by Johns Hopkins to provide an efficient and safe way to calculate local anesthetic doses. Surgeons, anesthesiologists, and other medical providers can utilize the app by customizing it for each patient. Using the patient’s weight and comorbidities, the app calculates the maximum safe dose and can even be used during procedures to track how much anesthetic has been given and how much more the patient can safely receive. Complex and non-standard concentrations of anesthetics are included within the calculator’s options. Importantly, multiple anesthetics can be inputted, calculated, and viewed simultaneously.

Price: Free
Download on iTunes

Duke Heart On the Go

From the Duke Cardiology program in North Carolina, Duke Heart On the Go offers healthcare professionals a plethora of continuing education options and overviews of recent American College of Cardiology Congresses. Programs for credit can be viewed by category or organized by popularity or date published. There are also non-certified educational programs, such as highlights from conferences and summits throughout the United States. New research is analyzed and debated on by Duke staff and invited speakers, with the goal of improving cardiology practice by staying abreast of current research.

Price: Free
Download on iTunes


College of Optometrists

The Android app version of the College of Optometrists provides members with flexible access to core clinical guidance, even offline. Clinical management guidelines are logically organized and include up-to-date clinical images. An optometry-specific formulary is also built into the main menu. Users can add guidance, guidelines, and formulas to their favorites for easy access. Patient videos and clinical adviser contacts are also available.

Price: Free
Download on Google Play