This app contains some of the same fun to use 3D animation we liked in the 3D Brain App, but lacks an essential component, labels for the Anatomy.
This app is free, fun to use, and useful at the same time. You can zoom, rotate, and manipulate the images in a 3D fashion.
This is the professional edition of the Merck Manual app made for healthcare providers. Dr. Wodajo said the following while reviewing the application: “A medical encyclopedia that fits in your pocket”
This app does a great job of providing a large q-bank of over 4,000 flashcards. The questions are short, concise, and high yield. It’s basically like going through the short high yield questions at the end of First Aid. This app is meant for Step 1 studying.
If you want an app that helps make your call nights easier than check this out. The purpose of this app is to help you ask the right questions and offer the correct protocol when you’re on call and presented with patients in acute distress.
This app utilizes the advanced graphics of the iPhone and is a good learning tool for cardiac anatomy and physiology. The 3D manipulation of this app is similar to the 3D brain app, making it fun to use while you’re learning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This app aims to help you improve your CT reading skills. It can also be used during gross anatomy if your tests include cross sectional images of CT scans.