Eliminate HIV Once and for All by Increasing HIV Prevention According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 32 million have already succumbed to the scourge of HIV and at the end of 2018 nearly 38 million were infected. HIV is no longer a death sentence. Since its discovery in 1983, HIV treatment has advanced […]
These “not so obvious” medical apps range from orthopedic apps to toxicology apps to ultrasound apps.
Here is a roundup of some of the best medical apps we loved over the past year in no particular order. LactFacts Most healthcare professionals and patients are aware of the benefits of breastfeeding. And it is universally recommended by both the World Health Organization and the American Academy of Pediatrics among numerous other healthcare organizations. Proven […]
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.
An Evidence-Based Collection on Breastfeeding Most providers and patients are aware of the benefits of breastfeeding. And it is universally recommended by both the World Health Organization and the American Academy of Pediatrics among numerous other healthcare organizations. Proven benefits to the mother include: decreased risks of breast and ovarian cancers, decreased risk of postpartum depression, and even […]
A Guide to GYN Related Infectious Diseases Frequently, trainees ask me why they need a dedicated infectious disease guide. Why can’t they just use a drug guide like Epocrates or Lexicomp or reference apps such as UpToDate, Dynamed, or Essential Evidence Plus? Perhaps they could. The problem with drug guides is that they may not be up to […]
A stunning visual experience for patients, families, and physicians explaining common pediatric heart defects. Heart murmurs are exceedingly common in children — including newborns. Most murmurs are benign flow murmurs that will simply “disappear” as the child grows. However, some murmurs are the mark of serious and even life-threatening cardiac defects. During medical school, we […]
A Quick Reference for EM and Primary Care Providers The Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association (EMRA) is one of the most prolific resident groups with an outstanding website and a history of making numerous medical apps that are just as useful for EM attendings and primary care providers as they are for EM residents. Here on iMedicalApps, we have reviewed a […]
Pregnancy can be one of the most exciting and enjoyable times in our patients’ lives. Every prenatal visit has specific goals, and there is so much for both the patient and provider to learn before the big delivery day. But how do you handle high-risk pregnancies? Do you continue to care for these patients, or […]
Helpful Guide to Proper Application of Kinesio Tape As a lifelong runner and general athlete, I have had my share of musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries from stress fractures of the hip to calf strains to low back pain. At one point, I was willing to try just about anything for a chronic calf injury. Around the […]
I still remember this patient. A young, African-American man presented to the clinic. He had a strong family history of prostate cancer (father/brother) and requested a PSA test. This was “way back” in 2001; we still did PSA testing pretty routinely … but not in a 45-year-old typically. He had some vague urologic symptoms so […]
The University of Edinburgh Brings Quality NHS and Other Resources to the Point of Care for a Steal 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. Every year, my top ten app lists are filled […]
Practice Safer Surgery Using this App According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 234 million surgeries are performed worldwide. Unfortunately, over 7 million surgical complications will occur resulting in over 1 million deaths. Of these tragic deaths, it is estimated that nearly three-quarters of these are preventable. In 2007, the WHO launched the Safe […]
Bringing all women’s health recommendations in one easy-to-navigate website Health maintenance visits are consistently in the top ten reasons for visits to primary care physicians. The beauty and challenge of a specialty such as family medicine is trying to keep straight what care must be provided to patients of various ages. In my morning clinic […]