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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 […]

Peds Cardiology Handbook App Review

Peds Cardiology Handbook App Review

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 […]

New Medical Apps You Should Have

New Medical Apps You Should Have

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 […]

OMM Guide App: Updated but Lacking

OMM Guide App: Updated but Lacking

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 […]

This Week’s Best New Medical Apps for Android

This Week’s Best New Medical Apps for Android

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 […]

QuitMedKit: An Essential Guide to Tobacco Cessation App

QuitMedKit: An Essential Guide to Tobacco Cessation App

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 […]

Must-Have Medical Apps this Week – May 25, 2018

Must-Have Medical Apps this Week – May 25, 2018

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, […]