Walk yourself through a complete dissection of a cadaver. This app definitely has a “cool” factor in addition to the obvious utility it provides to medical students while studying for gross anatomy.
Our list of the Top 7 Medical Apps for the iPhone
This is a Healthcare ICE app (In Case of Emergency)
This free app helps you look up drug dosing, interactions, and pricing. It provides similar functionality when compared to the free version of Epocrates and Skyscape.
This is one of our favorite medical applications. It helps you learn your heart sounds by giving you examples of key pathologic heart murmurs.
Well it looks like CallMD, the website that offers online and phone medical advice from doctors and nurses is teaming up with A.D.A.M. (company that provides medical technologies). A.D.A.M. already has an app out (pictured), called Medzio Health Manager. The app allows you to search for medical topics based on your symptoms and it lets […]
The American Heart association is offering a First Aid / CPR app, titled "Pocket First Aid & CPR". There have a number of CPR and First Aid apps already in the app store, but this is the first one that has the backing from the people who actually set the standard (AHA). Some of the […]
The Medical College of Georgia is going to be offering its students custom built apps. They’re offering twelve apps right now, 6 of them for more "general use", and the other 6 with a more medical focus.
This app helps you memorize your skeletal anatomy. The app is definitely on par with helping you learn the skeletal system during gross anatomy.
Medical Calculators are always useful in the wards, whether you’re trying to calculate the Parkland formula or an Anion Gap. This free app contains tons of formulas and a great search feature.
We have an updated review of this application highlighting it’s new features. The review can be found here.
Medical Spanish is an app that helps you communicate with Spanish speaking patients in a health care setting. The app has a very detailed description in the App store, so I won’t get into the “nitty gritty”, but instead I’ll focus on the usefulness of the app. I’ll touch on this later, but you can use this app even if you do not know a single word of Spanish.
This app is similar to the Speed Bones MD app we’ve reviewed, except it deals with only muscles, as the name implies. A great source for learning your gross anatomy muscles.