Best Medical Apps This Week – August 10, 2018

Best Medical Apps This Week – August 10, 2018

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. Best Medical Apps for iOS Elderly TBI Outcome Calculator Utilizing new data published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons, the Wake Forest Elderly TBI Outcome Calculator […]

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This Week’s Top Apps

This Week’s Top 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 Antibiotics Simplified is now available on iOS devices in app form after purchase in the App Store. Netter’s Anatomy Atlas 7e is the app version of this reference […]

SmokerStop App Review: A Motivational Tool for Your Patients

SmokerStop App Review: A Motivational Tool for Your Patients

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 […]

NARCAN Now: A Free Guide to the Use of a Potential Life-saving Treatment for Opioid Overdose

NARCAN Now: A Free Guide to the Use of a Potential Life-saving Treatment for Opioid Overdose

Prescription and non-prescription opioid abuse has risen to epidemic proportions. Statistics from the CDC are staggering. Deaths from opioid overdoses have quadrupled since 1999 with over 165,000 fatalities. Every day in the U.S., 44 people die of prescription opioid overdose and over 7,000 are treated in ER’s across the country. Over 2 million people in […]

Thinksulin App Review: A Resource for Managing Insulin

Thinksulin App Review: A Resource for Managing Insulin

Insulin dosing errors in hospitalized patients are a common source of patient errors and serious inpatient morbidity and mortality. The National Academy of Science/Institute of Medicine have been reporting on the frequency (epidemic?) of medical errors for decades. Some authors have even argued that medical errors are the 3rd leading cause of death. Despite that […]

Best Medical Apps of the Week

Best Medical Apps of the Week

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 ZOLL’s Virtual Rescue Mobile ZOLL’s Virtual Rescue Mobile app allows users to witness, in virtual reality, a simulated cardiac arrest rescue. The 360-degree video can be viewed through […]

Best Apps of the Week

Best Apps of the Week

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 […]

Antibiotics Simplified App:  Bridging Basic Pharmacotherapy and Infectious Disease Treatment

Antibiotics Simplified App: Bridging Basic Pharmacotherapy and Infectious Disease Treatment

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 […]

Best New Medical Apps this Week

Best New Medical Apps this Week

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 […]