As we’ve mentioned previously, tablets and digital screens are making their way into hospitals, doctors offices and especially into the hands of medical students. With the chaotic lives that healthcare professionals lead, it is essential that their iPad’s carry everything they could possibly need. With these apps, a diagnosis or prescription could be at the tip of your fingers.
1. Skeletal System Pro II
This $2.99 app helps you learn the ins and outs of the human body in 3D and with 360 views from the screen of your tablet.
Produced by WebMD, Medscape offers a clinical reference section, educational services and prescription guidelines.
This app is a prescription drug reference tool with an endless amount of information and sections on toxicology and clinical teachings as well.
4. AHRQ ePSS
Designed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the app was designed to help physicians and identify, counsel and prevent medical problems within their patients.
By now most people are familiar with iBooks, but what most doctors, medical students and patients may not realize is that iBooks actually has a range of medical books that may erase the need for regular textbooks.
6. Care360 Mobile
Available for iPhone/Pad, Android and Blackberry, Care360 allows you to make prescription requests and view clinical notes inside or out of the comfort of your office.
7. Walgreens for iPad
The Walgreens app for iPad lets you use your camera to order prescription refills. Upload it and pick it up within the hour at a store nearest you.
8. Muscle trigger point
Perfect for chiropractors or massage therapists, the app lets you find the trigger points of over 70 muscles to help find the source of muscle pain or tension.
9. Visual DX
Visual DX is free when accessed from the companies web page and can help doctors easily identify infections, growths and other diseases or conditions by scanning over 25,000 visual images.
Papers is an app for Mac as well as your mobile and tablet that helps you share and read your library of research. Find and scan PDF’s from your home, office or even on the go.
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