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.
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Visible Body for iPhone is just as impressive as the iPad version. The level of anatomical detail is very high and nothing major has been lost in the transition to the smaller device. At $9.99, Visible Body is a steal when compared to other decent anatomy apps available for the iPhone. Visible Body has many uses from patient education, to medical students and medical educators. Hands down one of, if not the best, anatomy app available for the iPhone.
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.
This is a very attractive app and could be used by junior healthcare professionals looking for a basic understanding of how the body works. Unfortunately, Anatomy Organs 3D is let down by a lack of crucial detail which means it is of limited use for anything but the most basic introduction. Its cheap price and basic knowledge mean this app may have some use for patients who are keen to learn more about their own anatomy.
Anatomy i-Pocket fulfills its role as a flash card based anatomy refresher app. The clear diagrams and simple user interface allow relevant anatomy to be accessed rapidly whilst the level is suitable from medical student to practicing physician.
A review of a bronchoscopy app for the iPad, too rudimentary for pulmonologists, but possibly useful for medical students.
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