Category Archives: mobile - p4
Oxford University along with a group of South African researchers have developed a kit to turn a low-cost mobile phone into a stethoscope that allows patients “to record and analyse their own heart sounds using a mobile phone microphone. Patients then send the recordings to medics who can remotely monitor their condition” (from the University […]
Recent study compared response times to cardiac arrest emergencies between ambulances and trained lay responders linked to an alert system using mobile phone positioning, and found that the latter were faster 56% of the time.
A brief review of the iExaminer mobile medical software tool.
On Wednesday, September 7, 2011, Eccles Library presented its monthly LIFT Forum on “Hot Mobile Devices: Tablets and eReaders” yesterday. Amy Honisett, Peter Jones, Jeanne Le Ber and Nancy Lombardo provided brief overviews of the iPad, Xoom, Kindle and Nook. At the end of the presentation, these devices were available for attenders to try out. […]
In the iMedicalApps blog, Tom Lewis reviews the app Papers for the iPad ($14.99), the mobile version of a popular desktop program designed for clinicians, researchers and other medical professionals who need a well-organized way to search, organize and follow the medical literature. Features of this app include: 8 built-in search engines for access to […]
The Wednesday, September 7, 2011 Library and Information Technology Forum features Amy Honisett, Peter Jones, Jeanne Le Ber and Nancy Lombardo speaking about Hot Mobile Devices: Tablets and eReaders. Please join us in the Spencer F. and Cleone P. Eccles Health Sciences Education Building, Room 1750 at 12:05-1:00 p.m. for this program. Program Description: Current […]
The iMedicalApps blog has two great posts on medical apps for the detection and management of cancer. Detection At Michigan State University, civil engineering professor Syed Hashsham is developing a device that performs genetic analysis on microRNAs and various other genetic markers, and can be operated by an iPod touch or Android-based tablet. Professor Hashsham […]
In a recent post, the Krafty Librarian blog thoughtfully delves into the control issues faced by hospital IT departments when doctors make their rounds with iPads or other tablets, iPhones or other smartphones, etc. It has forced a paradigm shift for these departments: previously, security was focused on department or institution-owned equipment. They must now […]
Review of the EBSCOhost app for the iPhone and iPod touch. Overall, it is a robust application with plenty of search options and tools. One feature lacking is the ability to export to citation management software.
Review of SpringerImages mobile app for iPhone and iPod touch.