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Mobile Applications for Medical Education

From a 19 April 2011 posting by John Halamka in his blog Life as a Healthcare CIO

What are the most popular [ mobile resources used by Harvard Medical School students]  in 2011?

Dynamed – a clinical reference tool created by physicians for physicians and other health care professionals for use primarily at the ‘point-of-care’ .

Unbound Medicine uCentral – a collection of popular titles including 5 Minute Clinical Consult, A to Z Drug Facts, Drug Interaction Facts (an interaction checker), Review of Natural Products,Medline Table of Contents Alerts, and Medline Auto Alerts.

VisualDx Mobile – a visual decision support tool. VisualDx merges medical images with a problem-oriented findings-based search.

Epocrates Essentials  – an all-in-one mobile guide to drugs, diseases, and diagnostics which includes Epocrates Rx Pro, Epocrates SxDx, and Epocrates Lab.

iRadiology –  a compendium of over 500 unique images demonstrating classic radiological findings.

April 27, 2011 - Posted by | Librarian Resources, Professional Health Care Resources

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