Research Highlights app by Elsevier can be used to stay on top of current medical literature.
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New mobile apps offer a relatively new way of keeping up with the medical literature, however, new possibilities may arise to enhance the speed and access to key articles pertinent to clinical practice.
The number of medical journals available for the iPad has grown exponentially as more publishers recognize the potential benefits and utility of providing their content on multiple platforms. However to date, the number of journals that have opted to take advantage of features such as Apple’s Newsstand feature is remarkably low.
MyStudies is currently having a sale for the holidays where an annual subscription is running for $1 through an in-app purchase. However, registration via the website users can also get a free subscription.
By the very nature of their job, Physicians are often limited in the amount of time they have available to review important medical literature. Journal Club, an app iMedicalApps recently reviewed, aimed to simplify this process by utilising a physician driven wiki resource containing concise summaries of major academic papers. A similar app, MyStudies, has […]
Journal Club is a good app with an excellent premise and ideation. The main issue facing its utility and acceptance as a mainstream app is the number of articles included. As Wiki Journal Club grows, the usefulness of the associated app will also grow. There is a need for apps like this to help summarise complex research papers for doctors on the frontline.
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.
The Lancet is an excellent app that takes full advantage of the features that digital has to offer. The user interface is excellent and this app offers more than just a PDF version of the journal. Article management is straightforward and helpful. Overall, well worth a look if you have an iPad and currently subscribe to The Lancet.
The Journal of the American Medical Association began inserting QR codes into at least one study ever issue, which has since grown due to popularity.