Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Mediquations medical calculator for the iPhone | Medical App Review

Mediquations Medical Calculator app on an iPhone by Apple Inc.
Mediquations was developed in 2008 by a 3rd year medical student at UTMB and puts 85 medical calculations and scoring tools in your iPhone. Frequent updates have made Mediquations one of the best medical calculators available for iOS devices.

Mediquations supports US and SI units, and includes information on the use of the calculations.

Mediquations is available from the iTunes/iPhone App Store.

Calculations/Scoring systems in Mediquations
  • A-a O2 Gradient
  • Abbreviated Mental Test Score (AMTS)
  • Absolute Neutrophil Count
  • Age
  • Anion Gap
  • Aortic Valve Area (Continuity)
  • Aortic Valve Area (Gordon)
  • APACHE II score
  • Arterial Oxygen Content
  • Arterial Oxygen Delivery
  • Basic Activities of Daily Living (ADL) (Barthel)
  • Basal Energy Expenditure (Harris-Benedict)
  • Bayesian Sensitivity/Specificity
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Body Surface Area (BSA)
  • Body Surface Area (Unknown Height; Current Formula)
  • Boston Criteria for Heart Failure
  • Carboplatin Dosing
  • CHADS Score
  • Child-Pugh Criteria
  • Cardiac Output (Fick)
  • Cockcroft Gault GFR
  • Corrected QT (QTc)
  • Corrected Serum Calcium
  • Corrected Serum Phenytoin
  • Corrected Serum Sodium
  • Creatinine Clearance (Cockcroft Gault) (CrCl)
  • Creatinine Clearance (measured) (CrCl)
  • CURB-65 Score for Community Acquired Pneumonia NEW!
  • Delta Gap
  • Dermatome Map (Reference; No Calculation)
  • Fractional Excretion of Calcium (FECa)
  • Fractional Excretion of Sodium (FENa)
  • Fractional Excretion of Urea (FEUrea)
  • Framingham Cardiac Risk Score
  • Free Sodium Deficit for Hyponatremia
  • Free Water Deficit for Hypernatremia
  • Gas Unit Conversion (mmHg to/from kPa)
  • Glasgow Coma Scale
  • Heart Rate from EKG
  • Henderson-Hasselbach Equation
  • Hepatitis Discriminant Function
  • Ideal Body Weight (IBW)
  • Iron Dextran Dosing
  • IV Drip Rate
  • Light's Criteria
  • LDL Cholesterol Estimation (Friedewald Equation)
  • Maintenance Fluids
  • Maximum Allowable Blood Loss
  • Mean Arterial Pressure
  • MELD Score
  • Mini-Mental Status Exam (MMSE)
  • Number Needed to Treat (NNT)
  • Opiate Equivalence
  • Osmolality (Serum)
  • Osmotic Gap (Stool)
  • Oxygen Index NEW!
  • P/F Ratio NEW!
  • Parkland Formula
  • Peak Flow (predicted)
  • PELD Score
  • Pneumonia Severity Index
  • Pregnancy Calculator (enter LMP or Due Date)
  • Pulmonary Vascular Resistance
  • Rate Pressure Product
  • Ranson Criteria
  • Reticulocyte Production Index
  • Revised Trauma Score (regular and coded)
  • Schwartz Pedi GFR
  • Serum Ascites Albumin Gradient (SAAG)
  • SIRS Criteria
  • Steroid Equivalence
  • Systemic Vascular Resistance
  • Temperature Conversion
  • Tubular Resorption of Phosphate (TRP)
  • Transtubular K Gradient
  • Urinary Calcium Excretion (Ca / Cr)
  • Urine Output
  • Weight Unit Conversion
  • Well's Criteria
  • Winters' Formula

Apple iTunes App
Manufactured by: Mediquations
4 based on 408 reviews
$4.99 New

5 Minute Clinical Consult - Medical App Review

5 Minute Clinical Consult - 5MCC - App running on ann iPhone
The 2013 edition of 5 Minute Clinical consult is released, bringing diagnostic and treatment information on over 900 conditions to iOS devices.  This is an excellent update for this classic reference used by many physicians, advanced practice nurses, and students for years.

Key points
  • Update of a classic medical reference
  • Evidence based diagnosis and treatment
  • Advanced searching and bookmarking
  • Cost $99.99

5 Minute Clinical Consult 2013 - Unbound Medicine, Inc.

Apple iTunes App
Manufactured by: Unbound Medicine
4 based on 10 reviews
$99.99 New

Monday, October 15, 2012

Medical Calculator - Medical calculator for the iPhone | Medical App Review

Medical Calculator is a free medical calculator for the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Medical Calculator can be downloaded from the iPhone/iTunes app store.

Medical Calculator supports US and SI units.

Calcuations in Medical Calculator
  • A-a Oxygen Gradient
  • Absolute Neutrophile Count (ANC)
  • Age Calculator
  • Alcoholic Hepatitis Discriminant Function
  • Anion Gap
  • APGAR Score
  • Basal Energy Expenditure
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Body Surface Area (BSA)
  • Bicarb Deficit
  • CHADS2 Score for stroke risk
  • Corrected Calcium for Hypoalbuminemia
  • Corrected QT for HR (QTc)
  • Corrected Sodium
  • CSF WBC Correction for RBCs
  • Delta Gap
  • Fick Cardiac Output
  • Fractional Excretion of Sodium (FENa)
  • Fractional Excretion of Urea (FEUrea)
  • Free Water Deficit
  • GFR (Cockcroft-Gault)
  • GFR (MDRD)
  • Glasgow Coma Scale
  • Ideal Body Weight (IBW)
  • IV Infusion Rate
  • LDL Cholesterol
  • Lean Body Weight
  • Maintenance Fluids
  • Mean Arterial Pressure (MAP)
  • MELD Score (Model for End-Stage Liver Disease)
  • Oxygenation Index
  • Parkland Burns
    • Fluid requirements for first 8 hours
    • Fluid requirements for first 24 hours
  • Pregnancy Wheel
    • Enter last menstrual period (LMP) or due date (EDC)
    • Conception date
    • 1st trimester date
    • 2nd trimester date
    • Estimated Date of Confinement (EDC, due date)
    • Weeks pregnant today
  • Ranson's Criteria for pancreatitis mortality
  • Renal Failure Index
  • TIMI Score for STEMI
  • TIMI Score for UA/NSTEMI
  • Well's Criteria for Pulmonary Embolism (PE)
  • Winter's Formula for Metabolic Acidosis Compensation

Apple iTunes App
Manufactured by: Market Wall
3.5 based on 2625 reviews
$0.99 New

PEER VIII - Medical App Reivew

PEER VIII is an emergency medicine board review app released by the American College of Emergency Physicians.   PEER VIII is an excellent portable resource for emergency medicine board study while on the move.

The only thing that would make PEER VII better would be CME credit!

Key Features
  • Self Assessment Pretest to identify areas of weakness
  • Study by Category (why an answer is correct/incorrect)
  • Post test (Practice board exam)
  • Paid App - $69.99, and worth every penny 
PEER VIII - American College of Emergency Physicians

Apple iTunes App
Manufactured by: American College of Emergency Physicians
$69.99 New