Practice Safer Surgery Using this App According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 234 million surgeries are performed worldwide. Unfortunately, over 7 million surgical complications will occur resulting in over 1 million deaths. Of these tragic deaths, it is estimated that nearly three-quarters of these are preventable. In 2007, the WHO launched the Safe […]
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Review of the SVS iPG app by the Society of Vascular Surgery
A free app to review detailed surgical cases.
PreOpEval14 app helps physicians medically clear patients for surgery
The iLapSurg app acts as a video library for laparoscopic surgeries
neuReference is an app developed to help medical students on their neurosurgery rotation, junior neurosurgery residents and those who are rotating through neurosurgery as residents.
Review of the Touch Surgery app to explore any potential uses it may have for medical students and professionals.
A number of studies have shown that medical calculators are extremely popular tools on mobile devices. The ability to quickly access and accurately calculate a useful result at the point of care is highly attractive to many healthcare professionals. However, many of these calculators omit the formula to calculate surgical risk of morbidity and mortality. […]
This is a decent yet pricey conversion of a useful question review book for any surgeon preparing for boards. The combination of high yield content with a simple user interface means that this app is a great purchase for those who would rather revise off their mobile device.
A recently released study by Carter et al. assessed the extent of mobile medical applications with usability in vascular practice. Overall, the authors noted that the study demonstrated a short supply of medical apps designated for vascular surgical utilization.
This is an essential app to download for cardiothoracic surgeons as it will help them explain procedures and anatomy to their patients. The quality of the content and use of interactive media is to be commended with perhaps the main drawback being the limited range of content.
Medrills: Army Cricothyroidotomy teaches through an effective combination of passive and interactive learning activities.