Author: Iltifat Husain, MD

The popular Emergency Medicine website REBEL EM gets a dedicated app

The popular Emergency Medicine website REBEL EM gets a dedicated app

Rebel EM by AgileMD is an app that takes the website RebelEM and organizes the content into easy to ease, point-of-care accessible information. The website RebelEM was founded by Salim Rezaie MD and is run by a group of academic Emergency Medicine physicians. The website provides great blog posts that are peer reviewed, and focus […]

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, […]