Follow Tom Lewis on Twitter: @thomasllewis Use of mobile apps to support orthopedic surgeons in a range of clinical situations has been widely recognized. The ability to access clinical knowledge on the go or explain various pathologies to patients whilst utilizing a range of media has the potential to significantly improve clinical practice. There are a […]
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BoneStress App allows orthopedic surgeons to visualise stress effects of different hip stem designs
The AO Surgery Reference HD brings all the excellent content and detail from the iPhone version and merges it with a well thought out user interface which maximises all the screen space available. An essential app for any orthopaedic surgeon.
While AO Spinal Principles is an attractive app with a clever user interface, it is fundamentally flawed by the lack of useful clinical content. Clinicians who want a very basic overview of spinal management may find some use in this app but they will cover all the content included within a few minutes.
Orthopaedic patient education is a content filled app which orthopaedic surgeons may find useful in a clinical scenario. There are potential user interface improvements however this is minor as the app is generally well designed and useful.