Bite-Sized Medical News Emphasizing Evidence-Based Medicine Written by Residents for Students, Residents, and Junior Physicians People who know me, know that I love evidence-based medicine! Talking about the latest medical evidence and debating if/how/when to apply it to a particular patient at the point of care is what led to my interest in medical apps […]
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Finally a Native App to Access the American College of Radiology (ACR) Guidelines, But at a Price! 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 […]
A look at some of the COVID-19 risk tools that can help with determining if a patient needs to be admitted or discharged.
A Handy App to Prescribe to Patients Using This Particular Contraceptive Discussions about contraception options and prescriptions and procedures for contraception are some of the most important conversations during well-woman visits. Unfortunately, too often the visits are rushed and either the patient or the provider is not fully prepared to discuss all of the available […]
An Evidence-Based App to Prescribe to Patients for Tobacco Cessation Tobacco use remains the #1 preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and worldwide. Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 13.7% in 2018. Still, nearly 34 million American adults smoked cigarettes in […]