Smartphones offer a novel way to identify medications via their built in camera, outpacing traditional methods relying on user input of pill characteristics.
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A new comer on the market that is creating some buzz is MedSnap. The company brings a novel product that is capable of identifying medications with the camera equipped on the iPhone. As a pharmacist, I have readily been amazed at this product and the ramifications it could pose in care and its uses by […]
Pill Identification can represent a challenging but occasionally even life-saving endeavor for healthcare professionals, examples include: an ER physician diagnosing beta-blockade toxicity in a bradycardic patient or oral hypoglycemic toxicity in a seizing patient or parents discovering an unknown stray pill in their teenager’s belongings. Read how Pill Identifier Lite stacks up against similar free offerings from Epocrates and Lexi Comp.