DizzyFix Vertigo Medical App Review

DizzyFix: Teaches the Epley Maneuver for Vertigo on Your Smart Device “I’m dizzy, doctor!” Those were the words of a female patient I saw in clinic this week. Upon further questioning, it was clear this patient had vertigo. The question was what type? Central or peripheral? Did this patient need imaging or just a good […]

CLOTS App Review

Surgical Thromboembolism Prevention App and More from Down Under We continue to see more and more patients diagnosed with conditions that require anticoagulation, including non-valvular atrial fibrillation, new or recurrent venous thromboembolism, mechanical heart valves, and arterial thrombosis. Frequently, these patients require surgery or other procedures during which the anticoagulation must be stopped or rapidly […]

Best Android Medical Apps this Week (November 16, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android app store every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. And check out our Best Medical Apps of 2018 … So Far. CIVA Pro The CIVA Pro app, or Craniofacial Interactive Virtual Assistant for surgery, was developed by the Institute of Plastic […]

Edwards Clinical Education App Review

Sepsis remains the 9th leading cause of disease-related death and the primary cause of infection-related death in the ICU. Sepsis is a devastating disease that results in over 250,000 deaths and 1.3 million hospitalizations per year. In February 2016, the Third International Consensus on Sepsis published “Sepsis 3.0,” the first new sepsis guidelines since 2003. […]

Best Medical Android Apps (November 9, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android app store every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. And check out our Best Medical Apps of 2018 … So Far. COPD Pocket Consultant Guide This Consultant Guide for Android devices is intended for use by healthcare providers managing patients with chronic […]

Pediatric Asthma Risk Score (PARS) App Review

Asthma is one of the most common chronic conditions in children and adults with a prevalence of over 8% in U.S. children and 7% in adults. This translates to over 7 million children in the U.S. have asthma and over 26 million total. In 2007, the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) released their […]

Best Medical Apps of the Week (November 2, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. And check out our Best Medical Apps of 2018 … So Far. Atlas of Proctology Atlas of Proctology was designed for hepato-gastroenterologists, though medical studies and physicians of several specialties […]

Pedi Crisis 2.0 App Review

As a full scope family medicine physician, few things are truly more frightening than emergencies in infants and children. From asthma exacerbations to seizures to trauma, pediatric emergencies test the mettle of any provider. Time is critical so you have to know much information almost instinctively. With the advent of smartphones, this information can now […]

Best Medical Apps This Week (Oct 26, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. And check out our Best Medical Apps of 2018 … So Far.   Atlas Emergency Ultrasound, 2E Atlas Emergency Ultrasound, 2E is the app version of Pocket Atlas of Emergency […]

Best Medical Apps for Android This Week (October 19, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. And check out our Best Medical Apps of 2018 … So Far. Indextra The Indextra Android application gives users access to over 500 medical texts and guides on- and offline. […]

WHO Compendium App: Bringing TB Care to Your Smartphone

Although many primary care physicians in the United States rarely encounter a patient with active tuberculosis (TB), the disease remains a worldwide scourge. Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates over 10 million new cases of TB in 2016. Over 1 million of these new cases occurred in patients with HIV and nearly 500,000 […]

Must-Download Medical Apps for this Week (October 5, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. And check out our Best Medical Apps of 2018 … So Far. MKSAP 18 MKSAP 18 — or the 2018 Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment Program — is an interactive continuing education […]