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Archive for July 2nd, 2008

A Simple Guide to Specialty Selection

Posted by medliorator on July 2, 2008

Boris Veysman, resident, Yale School of Medicine…

specialty chart

Physician, know thyself [BMJ]

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Medical Applications for iPhone

Posted by medliorator on July 2, 2008

June 6, 2008…

Epocrates are close to finishing developing the app for iPhone. And many more medical applications will be released for iPhone 2.0. Some of them are featured below:

  • Modality Learning: Netter’s Anatomy …Modality Learning also has numerous flash cards applications for iPhone and iPod Touch, including: Board Review Series Flash Cards (Anatomy, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Pathology), ECG made easy study cards, Surgical Recall, Medicine Recall, Paediatrics Recall and USMLE Step 1 Recall.
  • MIMVista will be releasing the MIM iPhone Application which will “provide multi-planar reconstruction of data sets from modalities including CT, PET, MRI and SPECT, as well as multi-modality image fusion. Using the multi-touch interface, users can change image sets and planes; adjust zoom, fusion blending, and window/level; and measure dimensions and SUV.”
  • Epocrates: more than 3,300 brand name and generic drugs including Drug Dosing, Drug Interactions, Retail Pricing, Safety/Monitoring,Adverse Reactions. This widely popular application already has an online version which when WIFI is available, can be used on the iPhone. Reports are that a native app is on the way:

iPhone in medicine [Jeffrey Leow]

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