Tag: App Review

DHA Decide + Be Ready App

Evidence-Based Contraception Decisions for Those In and Out of the Armed Services Discussions about contraception options and prescriptions and procedures for contraception are some of the most important conversations during well-woman visits. Unfortunately, too often the visits are rushed and either the patient or the provider is not fully prepared to discuss all of the […]

OMM Guide App: Updated but Lacking

As an osteopathic physician, I am trained in manual medicine in addition to traditional allopathic medicine. This includes osteopathic principles and practices handed down by the profession’s founder, Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, such as the concept that the body can heal itself and structure and function are irrevocably linked. Dr. Still pioneered the use of […]

CDC Anticoagulation Manager: A Must-Have App for Prescribing and Managing Anticoagulation

We continue to see more and more patients diagnosed with conditions that require anticoagulation such as non-valvular atrial fibrillation, new or recurrent venous thromboembolism, mechanical heart valves, and arterial thrombosis. Frequently, these conditions require chronic anticoagulation. In 2018, we have a multitude of options in addition to warfarin and unfractionated heparin for management including the […]

Review: The Sublux App for Plain Radiography

One of the steepest learning curves in residency education is plain X-ray interpretation. Nearly every medical specialty requires providers to interpret everything from chest X-rays to long bone films to abdominal X-rays. I vividly remember “radiology rounds” during my ICU rotation as a resident and getting “pimped’ endlessly over every patient’s AM chest X-ray. Orthopedics […]

Review: ACP Guideline App

The American College of Physicians (ACP) represents one of the largest specialties in the country –general internal medicine. They are one of the most powerful physician advocacy groups along with the AMA and AAFP. Recently, they have come under fire for their initial support, then turn, regarding maintenance of certification programs required by the American […]