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What are the top health apps for doctors?

Here are some to get you started – leave yours below:

Touch Surgery

Guides healthcare professionals through complex operations by breaking them down into their component steps.

Pocket Anatomy

3D medical anatomy apps including body, heart and brain.

Differential Diagnosis

Enables healthcare professionals to reach an accurate diagnosis quickly and efficiently by reviewing different potential diagnoses for a wide range of signs, symptoms, laboratory findings and tests.

NICE British National Formulary (BNF)

Provides access to the latest up-to-date prescribing information from the most widely-used medicines information resources in the NHS.

CliniCalc

Medical calculator for formulas, scores and classifications. 

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  • Anonymous
    Anonymous

    In reply to Jon Lindberg:

    Carbs and Cals used to be one great app for diabetics and patients wishing to loose weight but recent reviews are not very promising. some system failures

    Patient.co.uk is great for info regarding medical conditions in simple lay terms. They have 9 other apps. I don't know how good the others are. Reviews are mixed.

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous

    In reply to Anonymous:

    Don't forget Lab Tests Online UK. Great for all healthcare workers and patients.

  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    The Dynamed app is useful if your organisation has a subscription.
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    Medtimer - Particularly useful - really simple app to measure patients hr and rr. None of this 'hold your finger on the camera' nonsense, so is accurate.
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    Great article - I’d like to recommend one to the list! A free surgery simulation app called Touch Surgery. It acts as a great educational platform for surgeons, residents, and even medical students to practice/rehearse surgery. I know there are lots of surgical procedures in there and they’re always adding more. It's definitely worth taking a look at, what do you guys think? www.touchsurgery.com
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    Mersey Burns was the first CE marked health care app. Guides burns assessment and resusc
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    for iPhones, theChestReg and thePaedsReg are educational/training tools.

    (declared conflict of interest - I produced these/sell on App Store)
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous

    In reply to Anonymous:

    RCPCH/WHO growth charts app and the BNFC really useful in clinic.
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    You missed out on Easilog. The best way to record your procedures and useful ARCP presentation feature.

    Lovely user interface and easy to use.

    https://easilog.com/
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous

    In reply to Jon Lindberg:

    Empowering parents