10 Medical Apps for Clinicians

285x285_Best_MS_Apps_2014_12MS @Point of Care
MS @Point of Care presents valuable information in an easy-to-digest format. MS @Point of Care is a series of chapters and other tools that aid in making informed decisions regarding diagnosis, treatment, and symptom management.
Available on iPhone

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MS Diagnosis and Management
The Multiple Sclerosis – Clinical Care app is designed to be a handy tool for neurologists, resident physicians, and other healthcare providers to aid in the diagnosis and management of MS.

This comprehensive app was a collaborative effort between the developer, Borm Bruckmeier Publishing, and the National MS Society. It contains everything from a list of MS signs and symptoms to a two-question screening tool for depression, which is commonly seen in patients with the disease.
Available on iPhone and Android

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Multiple Sclerosis – MedImage Cases
This teaching app comes in e-textbook format. It presents case studies of MS and includes accompanying MRI images so that medical students can learn the story behind the lesions.

Detailed outlines of case studies guide the user through presentation to conclusion, teaching the correlation between MRI images and symptoms. This is a great app for anyone trying to gain a deeper understanding of how the pathological changes in the MS patient’s brain lead to the varied symptoms of the disease.
Available on iPhone

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MS diagnosis
The App also provides definitions of an attack (exacerbation) and for monofocal and multifocal clinical presentation. In addition the App has typical examples of the key presentations of MS on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI): periventricular, juxtacortical, infratentorial and in the spinal cord. The App is designed for use by medical professionals, in particular neurologists.
Available on Android

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Multiple Sclerosis EDSS Trackr
EDSS score is vital to all the clinical trials ever done. This app is unique in excellent design and simple language makes scoring and navigation easy. Plus you can store the EDSS score over time and track your progress. In addition it has diagnosis tab if you would like to record important information. Experts in the field of Multiple Sclerosis build this app. Future will have further important scales added. Support us by using this app.
Available on Android

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Human Anatomy Atlas – 3D
The most content of all true 3D anatomy apps. Over 4,000 anatomical structures for 12 body systems. Perfect for medical students or anyone interested in learning about the human body. The app includes a male and a female anatomical model.
Available on Windows Store, €34.99 with a two-week free trial

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Medscape
Medscape provides fast and accurate clinical answers at the point-of-care and is the leading medical resource for physicians, medical students, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.
Available on iPhone

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MIM Mobile
MIM Mobile is a remote diagnostic imaging tool for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Intended for medical professionals, it’s the first app of its kind to receive FDA 510K clearance. It’s available as a free download from the Apple App Store. Alternatively, a MIM workstation can be used at a facility to transmit the images to Mobile MIM. All protected health information is encrypted for transfer and storage (for HIPAA compliance). Mobile MIM is indicated for use only when the physician does not have access to a workstation.
Available on http://www.mimsoftware.com/download/

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Aimed at healthcare pros, this $1.99 app lets users access the complete details for ICD 10 diagnostic codes, which are searchable and browsable by traditional categories. Users can keep a favorites list of diagnoses and procedures, and show mapping to an ICD 9 code. The features also include sub codes and long descriptions with over 224,000 individual codes.
Available on iPhone and iPad

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Important Note

Please be aware that by using third-party apps, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with their respective Privacy Policies and Terms and Conditions.

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About Willeke

Neurologically challenged by MS and personally by her will to succeed, Willeke is a disability awareness advocate seeking to improve neurological/MS services in Ireland. By highlighting difficult issues that come with such a diagnosis, she hopes her tenacity can bring some dignity to people most in need of a modern, inclusive healthcare system that looks after every aspect of life.

©WVE and Ireland, Multiple Sclerosis & Me, 2011-2015. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Willeke Van Eeckhoutte and Ireland, Multiple Sclerosis & Me with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

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