Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. VR Robotic Urology Offered by the urology team at Mount Sinai, VR Robotic Urology provides 3D surgery viewing, educational videos, and live streams. The app is designed for urologists, residents, […]
Tag: geriatric apps
Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. Advance Care Planning The Advance Care Planning app, by The Royal Children’s Hospital of Melbourne, provides a framework of discussion to those caring for children with life-limiting conditions. It outlines […]
Review of the AGS GEMS app from the American Geriatrics Society.
EarlySense pad is a wearable that is placed under a patients bed and can monitor vital signs.
MedStopper is a medical tool for deprescribing, reducing the medications your patient is on.
The Edmonton Frail Scale App is a geriatric app that can be utilized at the point of care for the elderly.
A review on the evidence behind fall detection apps and wearables for geriatric patients.
Safewander wearable and iPhone app enables you to track elderly family members movements.
Vital Link has recently added two new devices to their repertoire: a fall sensor and a mobile GPS unit.
According to the US Census Bureau, in 2010 there were approximately 40 million Americans over the age of 65. Around 62% of these Americans also have two or more chronic medical conditions. Managing health becomes an increasingly difficult task as we age, complicated often by varying degrees of dementia, decreased mobility, isolation, and other challenges. […]
Falls are an enormous threat to health and well-being in elderly people, and the possibility of a debilitating fall is an obstacle to autonomy and independence. Since many medical conditions that cause falls and many of the injuries related to falls are life-threatening, every second in the period between fall and the emergency room is […]