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 […]

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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, […]

Best iOS and Android Medical Apps – May 18, 2018

Best iOS and Android Medical Apps – May 18, 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. Medical Apps for iOS Cause of Death Reference Guide The Cause of Death Reference Guide app was created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide a quick […]

CDC Anticoagulation Manager: A Must-Have App for Prescribing and Managing Anticoagulation

CDC Anticoagulation Manager: A Must-Have App for Prescribing and Managing Anticoagulation

We continue to see more and more patients diagnosed with conditions that require anticoagulation such as non-valvular atrial fibrillation, new or recurrent venous thromboembolism, mechanical heart valves, and arterial thrombosis. Frequently, these conditions require chronic anticoagulation. In 2018, we have a multitude of options in addition to warfarin and unfractionated heparin for management including the […]

Best Medical Apps this Week – May 11, 2018

Best Medical Apps this Week – May 11, 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. CCRN Neonatal Pocket Prep The CCRN Neonatal Pocket Prep app offers 74 free questions and a test-taking strategy guide before in-app purchases are required. Each answer is explained in detail […]

CDC PTT Advisor Review: An App with Evidence to Support Its Utility

CDC PTT Advisor Review: An App with Evidence to Support Its Utility

Some of the more common tests ordered, particularly on inpatients, are basic coagulation studies such as the PT, INR, and PTT. These tests are frequently monitored in patients on anticoagulation medication and are part of the standard evaluation of patients with anemia, bleeding issues, and liver abnormalities. Although a number of apps already exist to assist […]

Best Medical Apps This Week – May 4, 2018

Best Medical Apps This Week – May 4, 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. Anticoagulation Manager Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Georgia Institute of Technology, Anticoagulation Manager is a quick resource for providers prescribing anticoagulant drugs. Prescribers can […]