Best Android medical apps for physicians
Author: Antonio DeRosa
Pedi STAT is for clinicians in the ambulatory care setting, mostly. It contains medication, dosing, and other decision support when handling critically ill pediatric patients
Blood Pressure (My Heart) app for Android tracks blood pressure data provided by users and allow them to see trends in their data
Use the BMJ Best Practice app as a second opinion in the clinical setting. It’s a useful companion to the already trustworthy information found in BMJ Best Practice online.
Use LactMed for evidence-based lactation information including drug levels, effects of drugs on infants and lactation, and references for further reading.
Chemistry Helper is an Android app with useful chemistry-related information, calculators and formulas to help with common conversions and data.
Jmol Molecular Visualization allows user to search, upload, and display chemicals, crystals, materials, and biomolecules on your tablet or phone
PubMed4Hh allows users four different ways of searching the PubMed interfaces and its content: PICO Search, Consensus Abstracts, askMEDLINE, and BabelMeSH
tweri Alzheimer is a caregiver app that has the potential to improve the care of patients with Alzheimers by tracking and pushing notifications of a patient’s outside walks
Use BlueLoop to track trends in your diabetes care and share that information with your caregivers. Syncs with web and app versions.
Use Your Vitamin – Mineral Guide to access information on key vitamins and minerals. Included is the body’s reqiurements, nutrient-rich foods, and overdose information.
Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR) is an Android app which allows quick access to OTC and prescription drug mongraphs, including interactions and side effects.
Human Bones (lite) offers an easy way for medical students to learn about bone structure and key definitions. A pay-for version is available with enhanced features.
The Android app environment has changed drastically over the past couple of years. The rise in app numbers has contributed to this, but it’s still far from perfect.
Doctor At Home is an app consisting of at-home remedies for commonly found diseases, illness and their symptoms. Contains mostly herbal and natural remedy information.
Infusion Nurse is developed by a nurse for nurses dealing with infusions and medicine. Calculates dose, volume, dilution, and infusion rates.
Refer to Pocket Atlas of Anatomy for detailed illustrations and informative definitions of anatomical entities. Geared toward the medical student but can also be used by clinicians and researchers for quick reference
ACC Pocket Guidelines provides users and clinicians with guidelines, tool, references, and other important applications used by professionals in the field of cardiology
Chemistry Lab Suite contains calculations, formulas, general information, and other interactive and dynamic tools for professionals in the lab setting
PLoS ONE To Go promises to deliver updated references on specified research areas but instead falls short and contains broken feeds
Search Google Scholar’s database on your mobile device with Scholar Droid for Android. Equipped with bookmarking, linking, and downloading capabilities