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: 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.

  • Name: Micromedex

    Developer: Thomson Reuters

    Compatibility: iOS 

    The app is the mobile version of Micromedex's drug library. It includes the same search information, including dosage, toxicology and therapeutic class -- just from an iPhone or iPad. 

    An Internet connection is required.

Topic: Apps

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