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Apps for Healthcare Professionals

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App Sources

App Reviews

Evaluating Apps

Aging and Geriatric Apps

Drug Information

Journal Articles and Abstracts

Patient Education Information

App Sources

Android Apps
Google Play offers a well-organized directory a Health & Fitness category and a category for Medical Apps with topics that include Disease Reference, Drug Reference, Lab Values, Medical Calculators and Medical Coding, among other more general topics.

Apple Apps
iTunes has a collection just for healthcare professionals. Some apps are available for free, some are inexpensively priced, and some require a subscription to a related web product.

National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine has a variety of free mobile apps for information about AIDS, drug information, and PubMed for handhelds.

UW Libraries Mobile Apps for Health Sciences
UW Libraries offers mobile apps for the health sciences. Topics include iOS Apps, Android Apps, UW Resources for Mobile Devices, and Evaluating Apps.

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App Reviews

A Systematic Review of Healthcare Applications for Smartphones
Mosa, A. S., Yoo, I., and Sheets, L. systematically review and evaluate healthcare applications for smartphones.

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Evaluating Apps

Evaluating Apps
Nicole Capdarest-Arest, MA (LIS) at Arizona Health Sciences Library, University of Arizona, provides tips on evaluating accuracy, authority, bias/objectivity, coverage, currency/timeliness and technical aspects of an app prior to utilizing the information for clinical care.

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Aging and Geriatric Apps

GDS Geriatric Depression Scale
The Geriatric Depression Scale is a screening device used to identify depression in older adults. This is a free handheld version that can be used to administer and score the scale. The app was developed by Jerome Yesavage, MD from Stanford University School of Medicine, Aging Clinical Research Center. Click Here for Android. Click Here for Apple.

Geriatrics at Your Fingertips
Geriatrics at Your Fingertips was developed by the American Geriatrics Society and consists of current management and evaluation approaches for geriatric disorders and conditions. Click Here for Android. Click Here for Apple.

iGeriatrics
iGeriatrics was developed by the American Geriatrics Society. The app offers free clinical information in one easy to use application. Includes the Beers Criteria, Geriatric Cultural Navigator, GeriPsych Consult, Guide to Common Immunizations, Management of Atrial Fibrillation, and Prevention of Falls Guidelines. Click Here for Android. Click Here for Apple.

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Drug Information

DailyMed
DailyMed is a free website offered through the U.S. National Library of Medicine and provides high quality information about marketed drugs, including FDA labels (package inserts).

Drug Information Portal
Drug Information Portal is a website portal with access to information for over 31,000 drugs. Names, usage, and structures are displayed, as well as search links to key U.S. National Library of Medicine and government sites.

Epocrates
Epocrates is a free app designed for healthcare professionals and provides access to information about medication, diagnostic information, and disease. Additional online services are available for subscription. Click Here for Android. Click Here for Apple.

Micromedex
Micromedex is a drug reference app with information about different medications. Click Here for Android. Click Here for Apple.

Warfarin Guide
Warfarin Guide offers important information on recommendations, dose adjustments, and protocols for the initiation of Warfarin. Click Here for Apple.

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Journal Articles and Abstracts

NEJM This Week
The New England Journal of Medicine provides free access to Articles, Images in Clinical Medicine, Audio Summary, and Videos in Clinical Medicine on a variety of topics from biomedical science to clinical practice. Click Here for Apple.

PubMed Mobile
PubMed Mobile provides an easy to use web interface to PubMed that can be accessed through a mobile device. PubMed contains articles and abstracts from thousands of biomedical journals. Click Here for Android. Click Here for PubMed Mobile webpage.

PubMed for Handhelds
PubMed for Handhelds is a free way to search information from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) through the web browser of any mobile device. Click Here for Android. Click Here for Apple.

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Patient Education Information

MedlinePlus Mobile
MedlinePlus Mobile provides consumer health information from MedlinePlus.gov, topics include Health Topics, Drugs & Supplements, Videos & Tools, Lab Test Information, and Medical Encyclopedia.

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