There are a number of free mobile apps that you can use to help you ace your clinical rotations! Here are a few of our recommendations.
Medscape Mobile is a free mobile app that features comprehensive drug information, a drug interaction checker, pill identification, clinical practice guidelines, dosing tools, pricing, and formulary information. The app also highlights top trending medical news and new FDA approvals.
CredibleMeds Mobile is a free mobile app that provides access to lists of drugs in different categories that reflect their ability to prolong the QT interval and/or cause the life-threatening heart arrhythmias, such as Torsades de Pointes.
The eGFR Calculators app is a free app from the National Kidney Foundation that allows for instant calculation of a patient’s estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) using multiple methods.
The ASCVD Risk Estimator Plus app is a free app that allows the user to estimate a patient’s initial 10-year atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk using the pooled cohort equation and recommends an individualized, risk-based, intervention approach.
The ACC Guideline Clinical App is a free app from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) that allows the user to access ACC’s clinical guideline recommendations and use interactive tools, such as risk scores, dosing calculators, and algorithms to guide treatment.
The IDSA Practice Guidelines app is a free mobile app from the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) that provides access to all of IDSA’s clinical guidelines, interactive tools, and other resources.