The third edition of our iPhone top medical apps series
Best Surgery medical apps for surgeons
Top Apps for Surgery
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. iOS The Atlas of Minimally Invasive Surgical Operations is the iOS app version of the reference text of the same name from McGraw-Hill Education. The contents build upon the […]
Learning to walk with a prosthetic leg is a challenging endeavor, and a team of researchers from the University of Miami is testing an app to help with this process. Called ReLoad, the app uses music to synchronize and correct the participant’s gait. While many technological advancements have been accomplished with lower limb prosthetics, they […]
I recently attended the Virtual Medicine 2018 conference, held in Los Angeles, California, at Cedars-Sinai Hospital. With physicians, technologists, and other healthcare professionals from 13 countries present, this was one of the first medical conferences focused purely on virtual reality (VR). Over the course of two days, I heard from a variety of speakers, both […]
Heart failure has quickly become one of the top causes of morbidity and mortality accounting for 1 in 9 deaths. As patients with coronary artery disease live longer, survive myocardial infarctions, and bypass surgery, more live with heart failure. The disease has a staggering mortality rate of over 50% within 5 years of diagnosis. The […]
Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. EBMT Educational Tools The EBMT Educational Tools app was created by the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation as a clinical resource. Clinicians can use the app to diagnose […]
Hundreds of new apps hit the app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for doctors, nurses, and healthcare providers. You can find our previous picks here. And see what apps we thought were noteworthy in 2017. Rad Rounds UIP to IPF This peer-reviewed app is designed for radiologists and pulmonologists […]
Frailty continues to be a hot topic in geriatrics. The American Geriatrics Society defines frailty as “a state of increased vulnerability to stressors due to age-related declines in physiologic reserve across neuromuscular, metabolic, and immune systems.” The end state of frailty is a failure to thrive. How can providers assess frailty? There is no “one” […]
It’s always important to ask what the evidence is with any new technology in healthcare, including medical education. Recent advances in virtual reality (VR) tech offer the potential for engaging, interactive learning experiences for medical students and residents, but is there actually any evidence to support this? A recent study in the Journal of Oral […]
Caio, cadavers! CWRU begins 32-student trial of award-wining virtual reality HoloAnatomy lab
The SmartPuck is an intelligent, iPhone-connect socket vacuum options for lower limb joint sockets in artificial limbs.
Australian researchers recently published the results of a study looking at use of virtual reality to aide sedation during procedures.
A recent study compared prosthetics made with traditional casting to 3D printed prosthetics made using scans of patients’ limbs.
OvidVR is using virtual reality for surgical training with Ovid-Total Knee Arthroplasty and Ovid-Total Hip Arthroplasty VR simulations.
Clinicians from UMD Shock Trauma are working with the Institute for Advanced Computer Studies to integrate augmented reality into practice and education.
The MAGIC PICC medical app gives you useful guidelines to use at the point of care when you’re trying to decide on intravenous lines.
Many of us use iMessage to communicate with our colleagues about patients or with patients directly. But is that HIPAA compliant?
Managing Anticoagulation in the Periprocedural Period (MAPPP) medical app helps clinicians navigate a potentially complex subject.
Hundreds of new medical apps hit the app stores every month. We’ve sorted through them to pick the most interesting new medical apps.
The Davis Global Center will use a holographic theater, quarantine simulation center, and other virtual reality and augmented reality gear for clinician training.