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Doctor’s Toolbag: an evidence based clinical decision support app

The Doctor’s Toolbag is an evidence-based clinical decision support app for iPhone and iPod touch. iMedicalApps offers a good review of its strengths and weaknesses.

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New England Journal of Medicine’s mobile offerings

Discussion of mobile apps and podcasts from the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Mobile app: Pediatrics Digest

Brief review of the mobile medical app Pediatrics Digest.

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Pharmacology Flash-Card App

Review of the new Sigler Drug Cards-Pharmacology Flash Card App

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Physician at your fingertips? There’s an app for that!

Mobile application for smartphones promises to connect patients to free medical advice from physicians and other credible medical experts. But can it deliver?

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Low Cost Mobile Medicine

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 […]

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Eye Exams with an iPhone

A brief review of the iExaminer mobile medical software tool.

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Mobile apps for detecting and managing cancer

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 […]

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Prescribing under pressure using a mobile app: a study

In a recently published article in the journal Resuscitation, 28 doctors and seven medical students in the pediatric department of a British hospital “were asked to prescribe both a dopamine infusion and an adrenaline infusion for a hypotensive child. For one calculation they used the BNFC as their reference source and for the other they […]

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Free medical images app

Review of SpringerImages mobile app for iPhone and iPod touch.

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