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Study shows iPhone can be reliable alternative for measuring wrist range of motion

Study shows iPhone can be reliable alternative for measuring wrist range of motion

The accelerometers and magnetometers in smartphones have shown promise for many clinical and health tracking applications. The Goniometer Pro app (iOS | Android), was recently put to the test for both reliability and validity on actively measuring wrist range of motion (ROM). Wrist range of motion measurements are key in post operative care and physical therapy. […]

Medical students hesitant to use clinical apps in healthcare settings for fear of being perceived as incompetent

Medical students hesitant to use clinical apps in healthcare settings for fear of being perceived as incompetent

Data on the frequency, type, popularity and perceptions of 11 common clinical apps used in the healthcare setting was collected from 731 medical students using an anonymous, 18-question Web-based survey in a cross-sectional study by Quant et al in the US.1 The apps included in this survey were Epocrates, UpToDate, VisualDx, DynaMed, Diagnosaurus, Lexicomp, Eponymns, […]