The developer of USMLE Buzz Flash Cards App, Andrew Yu, has graciously given us some promo codes to distribute to our readers. We’re in the process of reviewing this application, but so far we really like it. These flashcards are quick hitting facts that are high yield and useful for Step 1. I’d compare them […]
MacVideo has an excellent article on an imaging technology that is in the works for the iPhone. It’s called ViSUS and being developed by the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute at the University of Utah, now a hotbed for mobile imagining applications. They’ve also developed the ImageVis3D Mobile app and the now famous AnatomyLab App. […]
This application has a focused purpose, teaching you how to put in a subclavian line. The key part of this application is a full video showing the procedure from start to finish. Compared to other procedure applications that contain a variety of procedures, this app distinguishes itself by it’s low cost.
Modality develops a few different types of USMLE Q-Banks for the iPhone. They have a nice You-tube video where you can see these Q-banks in action. If you want an in depth review of the Lange Q-banks Modality has to offer check out our review from earlier in the week.
This app’s goal is to improve your ECG reading skills. The app has examples of different ECGs, along with detailed sections of teaching you how to read ECGs.
The medical app, Anatomy Lab, has been making some big news over the last few days. There have been a good number of blog posts and articles, and CNN.com even has a feature on the app! We actually reviewed the app awhile back in August. We knew back in August how special this app was, […]
has a report on how McGraw-Hill is partnering up with ScrollMotion to bring their textbooks to the iPhone. ScrollMotion develops iPhone apps, and has an e-book reader for the iPhone, called Iceberg reader. Most academic institutions have Access Medicine, the subscription service that delivers most of McGraw-Hill’s medical textbooks. The Harrison’s Internal Medicine text is […]
A full featured Q-bank at the palm of your hand. This Q-bank contains over 1,100 questions. The questions are divided into categories similar to the computer based Q-banks of Kaplan and USMLE World. This app tries to emulate many of the features found in the computer based Q-banks.
This app helps you choose appropriate imaging studies based on the diagnosis and symptoms you provide.
1)PalmDoc.net has a great review on an app to help you train for performing lumbar punctures. The last app we reviewed, Procedures Consult-Internal Medicine, also has an excellent example of how to perform lumbar punctures. But the beauty of the Lumbar Puncture app is it’s only $1.99, as compared to the $40 for Procedures Consult. […]
A tool for those learning how to do various procedures. This application is packed with text, pictures, and videos of actual procedures being done. Examples of procedures demonstrated are thoracentesis, abdominal paracentesis, and many more. This is the sister application of another app we reviewed, Procedures Consult: Musculoskeletal.
There’s a good article in the Wall Street Journal about mobile technology and how it’s being used in healthcare. Of note, Blackberry is still leading leading the iPhone when it comes to physicians with smart phones at a tune of 37% to 27%. The article goes on to explain how how Apple has embraced the […]