Tag: orthopedic apps

Smartphone aided measurement of spinal deformity proves superior to manual methods

mHealth Research Daily with Tim Bredrup Certain smartphone applications can provide quick assistance in the diagnosis  of disease.  One such example is Cobbmeter, a smartphone application designed for the measurement of Cobb angle on Apple’s iPhone. The Cobb angle measures the degree of spinal deformity which exists in a person with scoliosis. In efforts to […]

Apps for surgeons and the operating room

The flexibility and ubiquity of smartphones has made them a natural platform for app developers targeting surgeons – among the most mobile of physicians. In this survey, iMedicalApps looks at apps currently available for surgeons.