Best Android medical apps for physicians
Author: Saif Usman, MD
The HipScreen app was created by Shriners Hospitals for Children to help physicians with pediatric surveillance for patients with Cerebral Palsy.
The UAB Trauma app is focused on trauma protocols for the University of Alabama and contains a large amount of medical content.
The Prepared Parent medical app contains useful information for parents.
A comprehensive ultrasound app for learning musculoskeletal ultrasound.
PT app that utilizes Xbox Kinect and Wii in order to teach physical therapy exercises.
Free Pathology apps from Johns Hopkins.
Gross Pathology is a medical app based on the book Gross Pathology Handbook.
ACL Rehab is a medical app that teaches rehabilitation techniques to patients who suffered an ACL injury.
An Endoscopy app that uses 3D animation to teach Endoscopy skills.
A simulation-based education tool that has some strengths but its limitations should give clinicians pause before using it.
A useful too for anyone who performs cranial ultrasounds or use them in their practice.
Physical Exam app by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
Review of the SVS iPG app by the Society of Vascular Surgery
A free app to review detailed surgical cases.
Keeps track of a particular surgeon’s preferences.
iConcur is a game for anesthesiologists developed by the maker of anesthesia drug Ultiva, mixing questions about anesthesia & random trivia.
Serious allergic reactions require quick actions, whether they are happening to a child or adult. This app tries to help.
Sound competent when making calls to consultants.
App that helps determine a patient’s gait speed for physical therapy.
Teaches health providers key OB emergencies and how to manage them.