Top ten apps for medical professionals

Top ten apps for medical professionals

Summary: What apps are available for the mobile medical professional?


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  • Name: Skeletal System Pro II

    Developer: 3D4Medical

    Compatibility: iOS 

    Skeletal System Pro II is an app compatible with Apple's iPad.

    Developed in collaboration with Stanford's school of medicine, the app offers a 3D look inside the human body. 360 degree rotation, movement animations, name pronunciation and activities are part and parcel of this popular app. Connective tissues can be viewed through a scalpel tool, zooming and tap functions bring up additional information about different body parts. 

    It's fairly heavy on space requirements at 509mb. 

    The app costs $14.99.

  • Name: Medscape

    Developer: WebMD

    Compatibility: iOS | Android

    The free Medscape app is one of the most downloaded medical applications from Apple's app store. Useful for medical professionals, students and nursing, Medscape can be used to recieve news from 34 fields.

    In addition, articles can be saved, emailed and shared across social media. 

    Offering a clinical reference section, the app includes safety guidelines on drugs, videos that show various procedures, and educational activities for students. 

  • Name: Muscle trigger point

    Developer: Real Bodywork

    Compatibility: iOS | Android

    A handy app for researching muscle trigger points -- tight places in the muscle which cause pain. 

    Over 100 trigger points can be referenced in the application for over 70 muscles. Once you find a trigger point through a specific muscle or zone search, recommendations and notes pop up on screen. 

    The app costs $2.99, and may be useful not only for those in the medical field but people in sport.

Topic: Apps

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