The Apple iBook store is in dire need of a medical category
In this installment, we look at whether smartphones are distracting for clinicians, discuss the Lancet iPad journal app, and look at a cool new device that helps you track your fitness called the Nike Fuelband. Additionally, we demonstrate how easy it is to check out an iPad from a medical library, review an app that contains health advice for patients, and lastly, we show you the future of TEDMED.
In addition to books, medical librarians are checking out iPads loaded with apps to help them do their research and treat patients
Dr. Michael Parker created an interactive iPad resource that lets PH patients, as well as their families and friends explore and understand Pulmonary Hypertension, using the iBook author tool.
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When Apple announced iBooks 2 and iBooks author, there was much excitement amongst the medical tech community about the possibility of physicians creating their own interactive textbooks. Last Friday saw the release of the first interactive medical textbook, created by Dr. Ed Wallitt, Founder of Podmedics.com. We recently reviewed PodMedics, a UK based site which […]
Apple have announced iBooks 2, iBooks Author and updated iTunes U with a range of new interactive content which is sure to benefit medical students
Apple’s education media event on Thursday suggests Apple are primed and ready to enter the world of digital publishing. As we pointed out in our last article, evidence suggests that Apple is likely to bring important changes to the iBook platform with a particular focus on academia and furthermore push into the education industry. Previously, […]
New sources indicate Apple’s January media event is likely to focus on iTunes University and Apple in education suggesting an eTextbook revolution