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.
Tag Archives: mobile medical apps
Brief review of the mobile medical app Pediatrics Digest.
As recently reviewed on the iMedicalApps blog, thirty hours of lectures at the USMLE Step 1 level have been made available in a free app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch: Dr. Najeeb Lectures. Dr. Najeeb has created over 400 hours of medical lectures, and the selections available with this app come from a broad …Read More »
Mobile application for smartphones promises to connect patients to free medical advice from physicians and other credible medical experts. But can it deliver?
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 …Read More »
A brief review of the iExaminer mobile medical software tool.
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
Review of SpringerImages mobile app for iPhone and iPod touch.
According to the Technology Review website published by MIT, using a nanosensor “tattoo” and a modified iPhone, cyclists could closely monitor sodium levels to prevent dehydration, and anemic patients could track their blood oxygen levels. A team at Northeastern University’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is working to make this possible. They have created a specialized, …Read More »