Every week, new medical platforms and apps are added to app stores. To save you time, we’ve sorted through them to find the most exciting new medical apps. Here are this week’s top picks:
A physician made the EBM Stats Calc app for providers and students to calculate various figures related to evidence-based medicine. The user can input raw data, likelihood ratios, and test sensitivity/specificity to determine number needed to treat, pretest probability, and positive/negative predictive value. Additionally, educators can demonstrate how diagnostic utility of test changes based on pretest probability changes.
Gas Guide: Quick Anesthesia was created by anesthesiologists for medical students and residents as a learning tool for anesthesia. Proceeds will be donated to the advancement of anesthesia. Safety checklists for the operating room and information on airway management and medications are included. The user can select the patient’s weight to determine the correct airway size and dosage of sedation and pain medications. Emergency management is included as well.
SamiConnect app was developed to help patients who are discharged home following hospitalization for cardiac events. The app helps the medical team monitor the patient’s progress while the patient is at home. Providers can pre-set the app with a personalized treatment plan and set medication reminders. Patients can record his or her weight and vitals from home for the medical team to review.
For more of our picks, visit iMedicalApps.com.