Physician Assistant (PA)

NHS 24 MSK App Review

NHS 24 MSK App Review

This app from the National Health Service in the U.K. provides quality videos and self-help materials to your patients with MSK conditions and is great for those in the U.S., too. Musculoskeletal conditions account for 25% of all visits in primary care. Over 400 MSK conditions can walk into a busy primary care practice on […]

Health and Medicine Apps for iOS and Android This Week

Health and Medicine Apps for iOS and Android This Week

Lots of medical apps for doctors, nurses, providers, and patients get released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. Here is our selection of must-download medical apps for Android and iOS devices. The Color Atlas and Synopsis of Family Medicine The Color Atlas and Synopsis […]

Dementia Screening Tool (DST) Medical App Review

Dementia Screening Tool (DST) Medical App Review

Dementia Screening Tool (DST): An Evidence-based Dementia Screening Tool for iOS and Android Devices In a busy primary care practice, providers frequently encounter patients or their family members who request dementia screening. Although my current clinic has a neurologist and neuropsychologist available, a fully functional dementia clinic is likely not available to most community-based primary […]

Download These Medical Apps for iOS This Week

Download These Medical Apps for iOS This Week

Hundreds of medical apps for healthcare providers and patients are released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. Here are our picks for the must-download medical apps for iOS. And don’t forget to see what we thought were the best medical apps in 2018. Quirk CBT […]

Capillary Refill Trainer App Review: Game-Based Simulation to Teach a Critical Physical Exam Skill

Capillary Refill Trainer App Review: Game-Based Simulation to Teach a Critical Physical Exam Skill

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. […]

Top Medical Apps This Week (Jan 18, 2019)

Top Medical Apps This Week (Jan 18, 2019)

Hundreds of medical apps for healthcare providers and patients are released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. And don’t forget to see what we thought were the best medical apps in 2018. SafeLocal SafeLocal app for iOS devices was developed by Johns Hopkins to provide […]

Anticoagulation Guidelines App Review

Anticoagulation Guidelines App Review

Anticoagulation Guidelines App – A Reference App to Rapidly Determine When to Stop Anticoagulants Prior to Procedures We continue to see patients diagnosed with conditions which require anticoagulation and/or antiplatelet medications. Conditions such as coronary artery disease, stroke, non-valvular atrial fibrillation, new or recurrent venous thromboembolism, and mechanical heart valves frequently require lifelong use of […]

Review: The Rads Consult Web App

Review: The Rads Consult Web App

The Rads Consult Web App: Finally, an Easy Way to Access the American College of Radiology (ACR) Guidelines 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 […]

CDC PneumoRecs App Review

CDC PneumoRecs App Review

CDC PneumoRecs: Ensures Your Patients Receive the Correct Pneumococcal Vaccines at the Right Time in the Right Sequence One of the most common tasks during my clinic day is to ensure my patients are up to date on their vaccinations. In 2015, the CDC/FDA/ACIP introduced the new pneumococcal conjugate 13 valent vaccines (PCV13) for use […]

Best Medical Apps for Android and iOS (December 14, 2018)

Best Medical Apps for Android and iOS (December 14, 2018)

Hundreds of new apps hit the Android app store every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical app for medical professionals. And check out our Best Medical Apps of 2018 … So Far. And get ready for our yearly wrap-up. Scripps Transplant The Scripps Center for Transplantation designed this app to enable physicians […]

Best Medical Apps of the Week (November 30, 2018)

Best Medical Apps of the Week (November 30, 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. APA eBooks The American Psychiatric Association (APA) Publishing app offers a library of books, journals, and multimedia for […]

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

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

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. […]

Pedi Crisis 2.0 App Review

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)

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)

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. […]

Best Apps of the Week (September 28, 2018)

Best Apps of the Week (September 28, 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. Hernia Calculator The Hernia Calculator from the University of Pennsylvania Health System was developed from data spanning a […]

Safe Motherhood Initiative App Review: Outstanding Quick Reference

Safe Motherhood Initiative App Review: Outstanding Quick Reference

Many of us in family medicine practice full scope including obstetrics and urgent/emergent care. This is one of the most rewarding aspects of the specialty, but also one of the most challenging with very unpredictable hours and significant medical-legal risk. Routine vaginal deliveries can quickly deteriorate into one of many frightening obstetrical emergencies. Recent data […]

Best Medical Apps for this Week (Sept 21, 2018)

Best Medical Apps for this Week (Sept 21, 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. The BMJ The BMJ, formerly known as the British Medical Journal, is now available in app form […]