Brainview is a detailed neuroanatomy app that contains a wealth of information and functionality which will enable budding neurosurgeons and neurologists to learn the appropriate anatomy. The addition quiz and search functions are helpful additions to make the most of the included content
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Now, hard study alone won’t help you see as you must train your eye in pattern recognition to distinguish all tissue samples, so it’s common practice for students to resort to atlases–which is why an Histology Atlas app is a good idea–or is it? Today we’ll take a look at an app developed by Italy-based Cansav Soft, a company founded in 2010 who develops mobile solutions for Android most of which are health related.
DoctorMole which was well received on Android has finally been released on iPhone (25th September). It brings the same advanced, real-time computer vision technology to scan your moles in real time and give you instant risk feedback on Asymmetry, Border, Color, Diameter and Risk (ABCDE).
Eponyms for Android is useful for quick access to descriptions of eponyms but it’s unclear where the information is derived. Favorites and recent activity features are most helpful.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in the UK has an Android app that is every bit as useful and functional as its desktop counterpart. It’s easy to navigate, browse, and download guidelines from NICE with this handy app and there are no hindrances to access.
Archive for the mHealth chat on 8/29/2012 about accessing medical literature online and on mobile devices.
NP’s Heart ECG Handbook attempts to educate users and even “medical doctors” on ECG interpretation, but fails miserably. Other than the nicely designed scrolling of ECG strips, there is really nothing positive about this app. Not only is limited in its ECG library, but the app is filled with confusing or even incorrect information.
As a physician and a developer, I have the opportunity of being able to see both sides of the app business. Here are my thoughts on how to find useful medical apps on the AppStore.
The iRVU app is a simple and extremely resourceful tracker of your dily work whether its in a clinic, in the ER or in the hospital, yet it probably needs some further enhancements before it becomes an essential part or your practice.
Clinical Evidence is a useful Android app for those physicians who want easy access to evidence based judgments at the point of car
Anatomy Flash Cards by Lange are a popular study aid for medical students learning anatomy.
Recently, these helpful cards became digitized in the form of an iPad app, appropriately named, Anatomy Flash Cards by Lange. Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to test out this app while on the wards.
Review of the PreOp Eval App for the iPhone from Dr. Joshua Steinberg of Wilson Family Practice