Tag: Anatomy Series

Muscle System Pro III is an impressive update to 3D4Medical NOVA anatomy app

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.

Top 4 iPad anatomy medical apps

A detailed comparison of the top anatomy apps currently available for the iPad based on the following essential functions: content, ease of use, quality of anatomical illustrations and overall benefit to practicing physicians

Reflection on the importance of anatomy for medical students in the UK, and what the future might hold

by: Joshua James Harding BSc Hons (MS2) Historically, anatomy has always been a cornerstone in medical education. Until recently, dissection and didactic lectures have predominated. The publication of the General Medical Council’s guidelines for UK medical schools, set out in the document Tomorrow’s Doctor’s, recommends that undue emphasis on detail is not required and calls […]

3D4Medical.com brings popular NOVA series to the Mac App Store

3D4Medical.com have recently released a number of their celebrated NOVA series apps in the Mac App Store. This is the first time, we have seen a major iOS medical app developer port a successful iOS app onto the Mac platform. There are a number of implications for physicians, medical educators and students everywhere who now have an additional tool which they can use to help teach/learn anatomy.

Skyscape’s version of Netter’s Atlas of Anatomy is an average Anatomy Atlas for iPad

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 one of the best apps for gross anatomy related to muscular system

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.

Anatomy 3D Organs app has no real utility for healthcare professionals

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.