In a busy primary care practice, providers often encounter adolescents and young adults. Frequently, these visits are “only” for sports physicals and acute/minor illness visits. Many times providers will fail to dive into personal issues with these patients. Whether this is simply due to a lack of time and/or a lack of knowledge of how […]
These “not so obvious” medical apps range from orthopedic apps to toxicology apps to ultrasound apps.
One of the Original and Best OB Patient Tracker Apps Is Back But Comes at a Premium Many of us in family medicine practice full-scope, including obstetrics. This is one of the most rewarding aspects of the specialty, but also one of the most challenging with very unpredictable hours and significant medical legal risk. Many […]
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.
I love evidence-based medicine! Talking about the latest medical evidence and debating if/how/when to apply it to a particular patient at the point of care is what led to my interest in medical apps and me writing for iMedicalApps. How to keep up with the medical literature is a challenge. “Information mastery” is a concept […]
Prescribe a Helpful Resource to Your Pediatric Asthma Patients and Their Parents Asthma is one of the most common chronic conditions in children and adults with a prevalence of over 8% in U.S. children and 7% in adults. This translates to over 7 million children in the U.S. have asthma and over 26 million total. […]
Another Evidence-based Dementia Screening Option for iOS In a busy primary care practice, providers frequently encounter patients and their family members who request dementia screening. Although my current clinic has a neurologist and neuropsychologist available, a fully functional dementia clinic is likely not available to most community-based primary care providers. So how does a busy […]
Helping Mental Health Providers Select the “Best” Antidepressant Mental health conditions are exceedingly common and costly in the U.S. medical system. Recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention estimate that they account for 60 million visits to primary care and 6 million ER visits annually. Depression alone accounts for more than […]
Evidence-Based Contraception Decisions for Those In and Out of the Armed Services Discussions about contraception options and prescriptions and procedures for contraception are some of the most important conversations during well-woman visits. Unfortunately, too often the visits are rushed and either the patient or the provider is not fully prepared to discuss all of the […]
Lots of medical apps for doctors, nurses, providers, and patients get released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. Here is our selection of must-download medical apps for Android. eyePoint Classification Scale The eyePoint Classification Scale app is for healthcare professionals assessing children with whole […]
Lots of medical apps for doctors, nurses, providers, and patients get released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. Here is our selection of must-download medical apps for Android and iOS devices. Hospital Direct LT The National Emergency Resource Group created Hospital Direct LT as […]
Canadian Frailty Assessment Pathway Comes to the iPhone 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 failure to thrive. How can […]
Dozens of medical apps for doctors, nurses, providers, and patients get released each week. We’re committed to picking the most useful ones for medical professionals as they come along. Here is our selection of must-download medical apps for iOS devices. Transplant Referrals at NYU Langone Health Designed for physicians seeking patient referral to the transplant […]
This app from the National Health Service in the U.K. provides quality videos and self-help materials to your patients with MSK conditions and is great for those in the U.S., too. Musculoskeletal conditions account for 25% of all visits in primary care. Over 400 MSK conditions can walk into a busy primary care practice on […]