A review of an anatomy app from the Johns Hopkins team.
Tag: anatomy apps for doctors
We take a look at an attempt to provide help to medical students but provides no value to the users.
CT Anatomy is an app that uses a full body CT to teach anatomy.
Digital human by bio-sim corporation is an anatomy browser for the iPad. Utilising a free navigation view to deliver a real-time, fully interactive, 3-D, human anatomy browser. Boasting over 4,000 detailed anatomical structures, it has been featured on Grey’s Anatomy.
The NOVA series by 3D4Medical are rapidly becoming the de facto choice for anatomy visualization on the iPad. Muscle System Pro III is no exception and is a significant update which brings a host of useful features. This app is ideal for visual learners and anyone wishing to get a detailed glimpse into the musculoskeletal system.
Whilst Netter’s Atlas of Human Anatomy is expensive, it is a complete anatomy text with decent anatomical illustrations. The labeling system needs updating before it can be fully recommended as the app is difficult to use when a new page opens once a label has been selected. Similarly there are potentially a number of issues relating to the low resolution of images during magnification. Overall Skyscape’s version of Netter’s Atlas of Anatomy is a good anatomy atlas although it is not a stand out contender
Muscle System Pro II is an impressive app for those who are purely focused on the muscular system. Whilst the lack of information regarding skeletal components is disappointing, it is impossible to ignore the sheer quality of this app with regards to the muscular system. The price of Muscle Pro II is a fair reflection of the utility of this app although the limitations should certainly be noted before purchasing.
Monster Anatomy HD – Upper Limb would be particularly useful to students who are looking to transfer their gross anatomical knowledge to actual radiographs.