Tag: medical journal

More medical journals should take advantage of Newsstand

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 app brings detailed academic literature analysis to the iPad

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 App contains essential information on a few landmark clinical trials

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.

April’s first installment of the “Best of iMedicalApps”

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.

Prestigious medical journal The Lancet arrives on iPad

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.