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: Airstrip Cardiology

    Developer: Airstrip Technologies

    Compatibility: iOS

    Airstrip Cardiology has previously been named one of Apple's favorite medical applications. Clinicians with an iPhone can use the app to view a patient's full ECG history. Cardiac waveform data can be viewed and analyzed -- aiming for a quicker diagnosis and treatment of cardiac patients.

    As the app is aimed at health professionals, although the app is free, healthcare providers have to purchase and install Airstrip software to connect patient data with mobile devices. 

  • Name: Skyscape Medical Resources

    Developer: Skyscape

    Compatibility: iOS | Android

    A top-rated app used by medical professionals and students worldwide, the free app includes drug information, a medical search, medical calculators and data ranging over 800 separate topics.

    Also included for free is MedAlert -- a speciality-focused tool with journal articles, clinical news, drug alerts and links.

    For those that want more information, a number of premium packages can be purchased. 

  • Name: Papers

    Developer: mekentosj.com

    Compatibility: iOS 

    For the iPhone or iPad, the Papers app synchronizes your research library onto your mobile device. 

    .Pdf files can be downloaded from particular authors, and the app can be connected to your Dropbox account. 

    If you're hunting for a particular article, 8 search engines -- including JSTOR, Pubmed and Google Scholar.

    However, be warned that at the moment, the app does not sync properly with the Mac library.

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