Tag: NHS

NHS 24 MSK App Review

This app from the National Health Service in the U.K. provides quality videos and self-help materials to your patients with MSK conditions and is great for those in the U.S., too. Musculoskeletal conditions account for 25% of all visits in primary care. Over 400 MSK conditions can walk into a busy primary care practice on […]

Published BMJ piece takes aim at medical apps and their utility

One recent piece, by Margaret McCartney, was published in the British Medical Journal titled “How do we know whether medical apps work?” [1] It is a nice short read, where Dr. McCartney lays out the overriding utilization of smartphones and tablets in our daily lives to both play games, manage our daily activities, and search […]

NICE Guidelines for Android is as good as the web version

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.