We will forever be thankful for technology. The manner in which it is revolutionizing the world is just unprecedented. All industries are being influenced by technology and every single day life is getting simpler with advancements in technology. It is because of this that we now have several apps that are revolutionizing the medical scene. From making doctor’s appointments to making an online diagnosis, to ordering prescribed medicine online, apps have become the new hospitals and this has improved drastically medicare as well as emergency response and keeping physicians and medics up-to-date with the latest changes in the medical fields. So, without further ado, here are the apps:
This is a diagnosis helper for doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other medical professionals. The app is a great resource for information on all things medicine. Based on a patients exam findings, symptoms, and lab results, you can properly diagnose patients with the latest medical information available. The app has a myriad of medical conditions, their associated symptoms, and treatment plans. The app also has push notifications with the latest news and a myriad of videos that have the procedures required. The app is available on both iOS and Android.
- MedPage Today
Medpage today is simply put, an information website for all things medicine. It allows you to customize your field of specialization and get information that is specific to your field of study. For instance, if you are a pediatrician, you simply register yourself on the app as a pediatrician and you will get customized news, information, recommendations, and pieces of advice. The beauty of this app is that it is completely free. It is available on both iOS and Android.
You want an app that has a database of diseases, then Lexicomp is your ideal one. This app has all kinds of information on infectious diseases, toxicology, and oral diseases. This app offers insight as well on addiction, drugs, and their effects and management. It is a pretty straightforward app with a cool interface that makes it really easy to use. In addition, Lexicomp also has an inbuilt calculator and a medical dictionary that are useful for medics on the go. Although the app is not free, it has very affordable subscription plans.
Thanks to 3D technology, this app allows you to view and understand the human anatomy from a 3D point of view. For both novices who are just intrigued by the human anatomy, to medical practitioners who just want to refresh their memory on the human body, this app serves as a good way to understand the human body.
You can view the entire body as a whole, zoom into parts, systems, and even organs and even rotate as you wish until you get a good understanding. The animations of the application are top-notch and have very good visual appeal even to someone who might bump into it and are disinterested. The app is free, but has paid plans and is available on Android, iOS, and Windows.
- Drug Infusion
Wrong drugs or the wrong quantities administered is a leading cause of death in hospitals. This motivated the development of this app that helps medical practitioners administer drugs in the right quantities. When it comes to intravenous medication drip rate, it even becomes more complicated to administer the drug for practitioners, therefore, the app does the exact calculation for you to prevent any medical malpractice or fatal mistake. Drug Infusion is a $1.99 app and is available on Android and iOS.
Whether you are a medic or just someone who is curious about medicine and the human body, then there are several apps that you can explore, including the ones stated above.