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10 Best Medical Apps - Updated October 2011


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10 Best Medical Apps - Updated October 2011

  1. 1. 10 Best Medical Apps forPalm and the PocketPClast updated June 20, 2008Paul AlbertWeill Cornell Medical College
  2. 2. 10 Best Medical Apps forPalm and the PocketPClast updated June 20, 2008Paul AlbertWeill Cornell Medical College
  3. 3. 10 Best Medical AppsLast updated Oct. 26, 2011, 1:06:32 pm ESTPaul AlbertWeill Cornell Medical College
  4. 4. uCentralFrom Unbound Medicine.Contains three popular clinicalresources:• 5-Minute Clinical Consult• 5-Minute Pediatric Consult• Harrisons Manual of MedicinePlatform: iOS, Android,Blackberry, Palm, WindowsCost: institutional subscription
  5. 5. First ConsultEvidence-based answers toclinical questions.• Succinct summaries of the literature• Includes diagnosis, treatment, outcomes, preventions, guidelines, etc.Platform: iOSCost: institutionalsubscription; comes with MDConsult
  6. 6. Calculate by QxMD150 unique calculators anddecision support tools,grouped by specialty or select“all”Platform: iOS, AndroidCost: freeSimilar apps:• Archimedes (within the free Skyscape app)• MedMath (within the free Epocrates app)• MedCalc ($0.99)
  7. 7. PubMed on TapSearch PubMed to find anddisplay reference information.• keeps record of recent searches• filter by full text• advanced and Boolean searchingPlatform: iOSCost: $2.99
  8. 8. VisualDxEnter patient findings andcreate a differential diagnosis.• Not just rashes!• 16,000 images representing over 900 visually identifiable diseases, drug reactions, and infectionsPlatform: iOS, AndroidCost: institutional subscription
  9. 9. AHRQ ePSSA quick reference for primarycare prevention.Assists primary care cliniciansidentify the screening,counseling, and preventivemedication services that areappropriate for patients withspecific characteristics.Platform: iOS, AndroidCost: free
  10. 10. MicromedexEasy-to-locate informationabout drugs.• Filter by drug or drug class• Generic names, dosing and indications, contraindications, interactions, adverse effects, pharmacokinetics, etc.• A little buggy?Platform: iOS, Android,Blackberry, Palm, PocketPCCost: institutional subscription
  11. 11. MedscapeLots and lots of content:• 7,000+ drug references• 3,500+ disease clinical references• 2,500+ clinical images and procedure videos• drug interaction tool checker• CME activitiesPlatform: iOS, AndroidCost: free
  12. 12. EpocratesRecipient of recent facelift.Suite of products:• Free – drug monographs and interaction checker, pill identifier (constant nagging!)• Premium – herbal medicines, disease images, ICD-9 and CPT codes, medical dictionary, disease monographsPlatform: iOS, BlackBerryPalm, Android, Windows MobileCost: free, $99, $159, $199
  13. 13. SkyscapeA longstanding all-in-one app.• medical calculators (Archimedes)• periodically updated medical news alerts• practice guidelines• paid textbooks (e.g., Netter‘s)• drug reference (RxDrugs)• disease monographs (Outlines in Clinical Medicine)Platform: iOS, AndroidCost:
  14. 14. Mobile-optimized sites
  15. 15. Unbound MEDLINEPowerful and intuitiveinterface.Diseases and drug are well-disambiguated making thebrowsing process surprisinglynon-horrible for a databasewith 20 million records.Platform: webCost: free
  16. 16. Thanks! Paul
  17. 17. Read more• This presentation –• Top 20 Free iPhone Medical Apps For Health Care Professionals –• Georgetown Medical Library’s research guide –