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: Visual DX

    Developer: Logical Images

    Compatibility: iOS | Android

    This useful app provides multiple images of different disease variations and strains. When it comes down to visual conditions, it can be useful for the mobile dermatologist to speed up the diagnosis process. Although the app is free and has recieved good reviews, like many professional resources it does require a subscription.

  • Name: AHRQ ePSS

    Developer: U.S. Dept Health & Human Services

    Compatibility: iOS | Android

    The ePSS app was developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human services.

    Research conducted by the department over health care quality, costs, outcomes and patient safety has been used to assist primary care providers to recommend the best course of action based on a patient's characteristics -- including age, sex and behavioral risk factors. 

  • Name: Upper Respiratory Virtual Lab

    Developer: Georgia Health Sciences University

    Compatibility: iOS 

    The virtual lab is an iPad-compatible application which shows the upper airways through a 3D map.  34 atonomical structures are included, and pinch-to-zoom tech allows for zooming in on particular areas or rotating a camera.

    Useful for medical students who want a more interactive approach than textbooks, the app would also be suitable as a teaching tool for patients. 

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