Tag Archives: mobile apps

Papers for iPad: mobile medical literature management

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 …Read More »

Embryo mobile app

In April 2011, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) released its Embryo mobile app. Using images from the National Museum of Health and Medicine’s Carnegie Embryo Collection, this free app shows images of early stage human embryos for mobile devices. Features include human fertilization videos, photo micrographs of early-stage embryo development, 2D and 3D digital …Read More »

More mobile medical textbooks

As reported recently in the iMedicalApps blog, two more titles have joined the ranks of mobile-friendly medical texts. Software developer MedHand has created iPhone and iPad-friendly versions of McGraw-Hill’s Clinical Anesthesiology ($79.99) and Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Family Medicine ($74.99). As mentioned in a previous post, having medical texts on a 1-2 pound device …Read More »

Pew survey on mobile applications adoption

According to a recent survey by the Pew Internet and American Life Project: Some 35% of U.S. adults have software applications or “apps” on their phones, yet only 24% of adults use those apps. Many adults who have apps on their phones, particularly older adults, do not use them, and 11% of cell owners are …Read More »