Mobile Medical App Resources
Medical Student Resources -2015
Useful Medical Applications for your cellular phone
1. Epocrates Rx (free): Medical app that features drug information, drug interactions, pill identification, provider directory, application directory and formularies
2. LactMed (free): It is part of the National Library of Medicine’s Toxicology Data Network and is a database of drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information about levels of substances in breast milk and infant blood, and possible adverse affects to the nursing infant.
3. ASCCP (cost): User-friendly application created by the ASCCP for the updated consensus guidelines for managing abnormal cervical cancer screening test and cancer precursors.
4. CDC Contraception (free): This app is based on the U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use 2010. The recommendations in this app are intended to help health care providers when they counsel women, men and couples about contraceptive choices while taking into account pre-existing medical conditions.
5. STD Tx Guide (free): This app serves as a quick reference guide for identification of and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. Information within the app is based on the CDC’s 2010 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines and the 2012 MMWR Update to CDC’s Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2010: Oral Cephalosporins No Longer a Recommended Treatment or Gonococcal Infections.
6. Prevent Group B Strep (free): Created by CDC with AAP, ACOG, AAFP and ACNM to allow clinicians to obtain customized, evidence-based recommendations to prevent neonatal GBS disease based on maternal and neonatal information. Also allows clinicians to obtain the optimal antibiotic recommendations for GBS prevention.
7. CDC Antibiotics Guidelines (free): This app includes antibiotic guidelines organized by organ and disease and antibiograms for bacteria, fungi, tuberculosis and mycobacteria. Also includes recommendations for inpatients, outpatients, ICU patients, critically ill patients, immunosuppressed patients, penicillin allergic patients, adults and children.
8. ACP Immunization Advisory (free): This app allows providers to search by age or underlying medical circumstances or browse the Vaccine library to determine the vaccines their adult patients need. Based on 2013 updates to all vaccines according to the ACIP Adult Immunization Schedule.
9. MEDtube Medical Videos (free): This is an online medical multimedia library for Healthcare Professionals with over 11,000 professional videos. The e-library includes medical videos, surgical videos, visualizations, animations, interviews, presentations, academic lectures, case-reports, podcasts.
10. MenoPro (free): This app was developed with the North American Menopause Society to help clinicians and women/ patients work together to personalize treatment decisions to manage menopausal symptoms.
11. NCCN Guidelines (free): This app provides a easy and convenient format to assist health care providers with implementation of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines.
12. ePSS (free): The Electronic Preventive Service Selector application is designed to help primary care providers identify clinical preventive services that are appropriate for their patients. It is based on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations.