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CardioSmart Heart Explorer App Review

Another Outstanding App from the ACC Focused on Educating Patients on Cardiac Anatomy and Common Diseases Heart disease remains the primary cause of death in the United States, accounting for 1 in 4 deaths. However, adult cardiac disease encompasses far more than atherosclerosis. From cardiac murmurs to atrial/ventricular fibrillation to heart failure, adult cardiac patients face numerous […]

Pneumonia Guide App Review

Updated for 2020 with Latest ATS/IDSA Guidelines  In primary care, we see a high volume of upper and lower respiratory infections. Currently, the United States is in the middle of the annual influenza season with over 22 million cases and 12000 deaths while the world is battling the novel coronavirus outbreak.  Pneumonia remains one of […]

ACR Guidance App Review

A Promising Start but Incomplete App for Radiologists from the ACR One of the steepest learning curves in residency education is deciding what imaging tests to order for patients.  Should I order an x-ray first or go straight to computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)? Do I order contrast? How do I handle […]

Spiro Calculator App Review

A Basic App for Calculating Predicted and Low Normal Spirometry Values Whether evaluating patients for asthma or for COPD, spirometry is a critical and required part of the diagnostic process. Some primary care practices perform office spirometry, while many of us refer patients to PFT clinics and/or pulmonologists or allergists for evaluation and testing. Interpretation […]

WHO HIV Oral PrEP App

Eliminate HIV Once and for All by Increasing HIV Prevention According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 32 million have already succumbed to the scourge of HIV and at the end of 2018 nearly 38 million were infected. HIV is no longer a death sentence. Since its discovery in 1983, HIV treatment has advanced […]

Best Medical Apps of 2019

Here is a roundup of some of the best medical apps we loved over the past year in no particular order.  LactFacts Most healthcare professionals and patients are aware of the benefits of breastfeeding. And it is universally recommended by both the World Health Organization and the American Academy of Pediatrics among numerous other healthcare organizations. Proven […]

LactFacts App Review

An Evidence-Based Collection on Breastfeeding  Most providers and patients are aware of the benefits of breastfeeding. And it is universally recommended by both the World Health Organization and the American Academy of Pediatrics among numerous other healthcare organizations. Proven benefits to the mother include: decreased risks of breast and ovarian cancers, decreased risk of postpartum depression, and even […]

The Bug Book App Review

A Guide to GYN Related Infectious Diseases  Frequently, trainees ask me why they need a dedicated infectious disease guide. Why can’t they just use a drug guide like Epocrates or Lexicomp or reference apps such as UpToDate, Dynamed, or Essential Evidence Plus? Perhaps they could. The problem with drug guides is that they may not be up to […]

Heartpedia App Review

A stunning visual experience for patients, families, and physicians explaining common pediatric heart defects. Heart murmurs are exceedingly common in children — including newborns. Most murmurs are benign flow murmurs that will simply “disappear” as the child grows. However, some murmurs are the mark of serious and even life-threatening cardiac defects. During medical school, we […]

EMRA Transgender Care Guide

A Quick Reference for EM and Primary Care Providers The Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association (EMRA) is one of the most prolific resident groups with an outstanding website and a history of making numerous medical apps that are just as useful for EM attendings and primary care providers as they are for EM residents. Here on iMedicalApps, we have reviewed a […]

Our Journey Through High-Risk Pregnancy App Review

Pregnancy can be one of the most exciting and enjoyable times in our patients’ lives. Every prenatal visit has specific goals, and there is so much for both the patient and provider to learn before the big delivery day. But how do you handle high-risk pregnancies? Do you continue to care for these patients, or […]

Taping Handbook App Review

Helpful Guide to Proper Application of Kinesio Tape As a lifelong runner and general athlete, I have had my share of musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries from stress fractures of the hip to calf strains to low back pain. At one point, I was willing to try just about anything for a chronic calf injury. Around the […]