One of the most critical yet easily overlooked tasks during any clinic visit or hospital discharge is to ensure patients are up to date on their vaccinations. Recently at our clinic, we have been working on two new large vaccination initiatives — one involving the HPV vaccine and the other implementing new Army vaccine guidelines […]
These “not so obvious” medical apps range from orthopedic apps to toxicology apps to ultrasound apps.
Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. iOS Physician’s Weekly The new Physician’s Weekly app offers the news, clinical updates, and interviews that physicians have come to expect from this 35-year-old publication. This app also offers […]
This list shows all the Apple ResearchKit apps you can enroll in. Physicians can recommend these apps to their patients.
The CDC has nearly 30 apps available for smartphones. These are the ones you should download.
One of my passions is practicing and teaching evidence-based medicine (EBM). Many of the reviews I select to write on iMedicalApps are apps that connect the user to EBM. Our list of the Top Apps of 2017 is filled with EBM apps. But where should providers go for EBM stats? For busy primary care providers […]
Whenever I lecture on medical apps, I always tell the audience the importance of a dedicated infectious disease guide. Traditional drug guides like Epocrates or Lexicomp or reference apps such as UpToDate, Dynamed or Essential Evidence Plus are not sufficient due to issues with accuracy and/or convenience. So for years, I have been recommending the outstanding […]
Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. iOS ASSH Hand-e App This educational app from the American Society for Surgery of the Hand contains a large collection of peer-reviewed articles and surgical videos. Topics can be […]
I am not a pediatrician but do take care of children in my practice as a family physician. Our inpatient service routinely follows (in consultation with pediatric cardiology), children with Kawasaki’s disease, and endocarditis. Certainly, all of us have had to deal with the newborn or young child with a murmur or a concerning family […]
Hundreds of new apps hit the Android and iOS app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. Android Musculoskeletal Pro Consult Augusta University developed Musculoskeletal Pro Consult to give medical students a three-dimensional model of patient flexion. An interactive skeletal model, navigational menu, and videos provide […]
As an osteopathic physician, I am trained in manual medicine in addition to traditional allopathic medicine. This includes osteopathic principles and practices handed down by the profession’s founder, Dr. Andrew Taylor Still, such as the concept that the body can heal itself and structure and function are irrevocably linked. Dr. Still pioneered the use of […]
Hundreds of new apps hit the Android app store every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. ePulmonology Review Created by faculty at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, ePulmonology Review provides continuing education tools and credits focusing on pulmonology. The app includes relevant and up-to-date studies on […]
Tobacco use remains the #1 preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States and worldwide. Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Still, nearly 38 million American adults smoked cigarettes in 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and […]
Hundreds of new apps hit iOS and Android app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for medical professionals. VR Robotic Urology Offered by the urology team at Mount Sinai, VR Robotic Urology provides 3D surgery viewing, educational videos, and live streams. The app is designed for urologists, residents, […]
Just in the past month, I have been required to perform a death pronouncement and complete a death certificate. It is not a task many of us perform very often, and I was frankly uncomfortable with the process. It isn’t so much that the task is morbid or unpleasant, though for some it likely is […]