Prego Wheel App: Basic and Free

Prego Wheel App: Basic and Free

We recently reviewed the outstanding OB Wheels app, by Dr. Joshua Steinberg, one of the most well-known and prolific medical-app developers and also a family medicine physician. But Dr. Émilie Coudière also created an excellent OB wheel app called Prego Wheel. It’s very basic but useful. My go-to OB wheel remains OB Wheels by Dr. Steinberg […]

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This Week’s Best New Medical Apps – February 9, 2018

This Week’s Best New Medical Apps – February 9, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit the app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for doctors, nurses, and healthcare providers. This week includes apps for radiology, decision-making, and even sexual health apps you can recommend to your patients. Our previous picks are here. And see what apps we thought were […]

Evidence Mounts for Virtual Reality in Physical Rehabilitation

Evidence Mounts for Virtual Reality in Physical Rehabilitation

A recent study from New Zealand has demonstrated the potential benefits of using virtual reality (VR) to help paralyzed individuals improve their mobility. Published in Disability and Rehabilitation, the results are part of a growing body of evidence for using VR in rehabilitation. Researchers created an immersive, VR environment for potentially training spinal cord injury […]

Best Medical Apps of the Week – February 2, 2018

Best Medical Apps of the Week – February 2, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit the app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for doctors, nurses, and healthcare providers. You can find our previous picks here. And see what apps we thought were noteworthy in 2017. Rad Rounds UIP to IPF This peer-reviewed app is designed for radiologists and pulmonologists […]

VR in the ER: Study Shows Potential for 360-degree Virtual Reality Medical Videos

VR in the ER: Study Shows Potential for 360-degree Virtual Reality Medical Videos

Three-hundred-sixty-degree virtual reality (VR) videos are readily available on YouTube and other social media websites. They are potentially a free resource for clinicians looking to quickly obtain a wide variety of VR content. However, little has been published on the characteristics of 360-degree virtual reality medical videos and how actually immersive they may be — […]

Best Medical Apps of the Week – January 26, 2018

Best Medical Apps of the Week – January 26, 2018

Hundreds of new apps hit the app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for doctors, nurses, and healthcare providers. You can find our previous picks here. And see what apps we thought were noteworthy in 2017. EBM Stats Calc The EBM Stats Calc app was created by a physician for […]

Taking Board Exams? Try the UWorld Family Medicine Prep App

Taking Board Exams? Try the UWorld Family Medicine Prep App

Specialty board certification and the maintenance of certification process can be a nerve-wracking process for the busy clinician. The entire process can lead to a significant financial outlay, especially for newly graduating residents. The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) was one of the first specialty boards to mandate maintenance of certification (MOC) as well […]

This Week’s Best Medical Apps

This Week’s Best Medical Apps

Hundreds of new apps hit the app stores every week. We’ve sorted through them to pick the best medical apps for doctors, nurses, and healthcare providers. You can find our previous picks here. And see what apps we thought were noteworthy in 2017. Current Med Diagnosis and Treatment This free version of the Current Medical […]

Review: Can You Determine Frailty with an App? Maybe

Review: Can You Determine Frailty with an App? Maybe

Frailty continues to be a hot topic in geriatrics. The American Geriatrics Society defines frailty as “a state of increased vulnerability to stressors due to age-related declines in physiologic reserve across neuromuscular, metabolic, and immune systems.” The end state of frailty is a failure to thrive. How can providers assess frailty? There is no “one” […]

The Chief Complaint: An Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine App

The Chief Complaint: An Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine App

With two prior deployments to Afghanistan as well as (until recently) a full-scope family medicine practice, I have always been interested in urgent care and emergency medicine apps to improve my own patient care. I have previously reviewed a number of apps for both peds and adult emergencies, including Pedi STAT, PalmPedi, BluCard, Pedi Crisis, […]