CLINICAL App Megalist

BEST MEDICAL APPS FOR FAMILY DOCTORS & NURSE PRACTITIONERS

CLINIC: REFERENCE

UpToDate

($*) *Might be free through your BC Division of Family Practice or institution
Apple Android Mobile

DynaMed

Free for the few remaining members of the CMA
Apple Android

MD on Call

Designed for rapid answers to the most common on-call nighttime situations
Apple Android

RACEapp+

Rapid Access to Consultative Expertise - request a specialist call for advice. For BC & Yukon
Apple Android

BMJ Best Practice

($) Companion app for those with subscription to BMJ Best Practice bedside reference
Apple Android

AccessMedicine

($) Clinical reference plus derm atlas, differential dx list, lab test selection & interpretation
Apple Android

Medscape

($) Clinical reference and medical news
Apple Android

Bullets*

Orthobullets & Medbullets companion app. Take customized exams.
Apple Android

VisualDX

($) Diagnostic clinical decision support; search by image
Apple Android

Dermoscopy: 2 Step Algorithm

Interpret the dermoscopic patterns seen with your dermatoscope. .
Apple Android

Contraception (USA)

Recommendations by contraceptive method & by medical condition
Apple Android

Google Translate

Not strictly medical but can make a patient's day. Use a medical translator if possible.
Apple Android

CLINIC: GUIDELINES & SPECIFIC CONDITIONS

Diabetes Canada Guidelines

2018 Update including tools, executive summary, & slides
Apple Android

STI ITS

Health Canada's STI guidelines
Apple Android

CDC STD Tx Guide

Quick reference for USA STI guidelines
Apple Android

Hypertension Canada

CHEP Hypertension Guidelines
Apple Android

Anti-Infective Guidelines

($) From the popular "Orange Book" of community-acquired infection treatment
Apple

Thrombosis Canada

Clinical guides for anticoagulants and thrombosis
Apple Android

Pallium Canada

($) Basics and introduction to palliative concepts. Reviews suggest app is not complete.
Apple (not iPad) Android

Conservative Kidney Management

For patients & providers with a focus on quality of life, symptom management, and living well without dialysis.
Mobile

Snellen / Eye Chart HD

Visual acuity screening at the bedside
Apple Android

iCCS

Canadian Cardiovascular Society
Apple Android

AHRQ ePSS (USA)

Input: patient age, sex, risks. Output: screening recommendations
Apple Android

HeadachePRO

From the Alberta Towards Optimized Practice (TOP) guideline on headache diagnosis & management
Mobile

CCPN SPAF

Stroke Prevention in A. Fib from the Canadian Cardiovascular Pharmacists Network
Apple

PTSD Coach Canada


Veterans Affairs Canada
Apple Android

CBT-i Coach


US Dept of Veterans Affairs
Apple Android

MoodTools


Depression training on CBT and other therapies, thought diary, PHQ-9, safety plan
Apple Android

CDC: Opioid Guideline

2018 guidelines (does not include 2019 updates as of publication)
Apple Android

MenoPro

For patients & clinicians to personalize treatment decisions
Apple

Aspirin Guide

Decide if an ASA a day carries more risks or benefits
Mobile

CLINIC: CALCULATORS

MDCalc

Calculators for diagnosis, treatment, formulas, and prognosis
Apple Android Mobile

Calculate by QxMD

>400 point-of-care tools to educate about prognosis, diagnosis, & management
Mobile Apple Android

Opioid Converter

Converts opioids
Apple Android

BiliBaby

Calculate risk of hyperbilirubinemia in newborns > 35 weeks.
Apple Android

BiliTool

Calculate risk of hyperbilirubinemia in newborns > 35 weeks.
Mobile PalmOS

CLINIC: ANTIBIOTICS & PHARMACOPEIA

Epocrates

#1 for a reason. Pill ID, dosing, interactions, herbals, calculators and more.
Apple Android

Lexicomp

20 databases with meds, natural products, calculators and more.
Apple Android

Spectrum

Choose your region and get recommendations from local guidelines & antibiograms
Apple Android

Sanford Guide

($) Print edition content plus search, calculators, tables, bookmarks, and more
Apple Android

InfantRisk

Breastfeeding medication safety
Apple Android

CredibleMeds

Lists meds that prolong the QT interval, and how to monitor, from the non-profit AZCERT
Apple Android

Prescribe Smart

A simple and clear formulary to compare costs and Ontario LU coverage
Apple Android

RxTx

($*) Canadian Pharmacists Association drug reference. *Free for CMA members
Apple Android

Bugs & Drugs

Antibiotic reference
Apple Android

RxFiles +

($) >106 detailed & helpful med comparison charts (that make graphic designers cry)
Apple Android

About Herbs

From Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center... but heavily criticized
Apple

CLINIC: LEARNING AND DISCUSSION

Case

Latest videos and research in your area of focus. Follow a disease, drug, gene, and more.
Apple Android

Figure1

Real-world medical cases from healthcare professionals across 185 specialty groups
Apple Android

Read by QxMD

Feed reader for featured medical journal articles. (Institutional access)
Mobile Apple Android

3D Human Anatomy

($) The world's most accurate, most advanced and best-selling 3D anatomy platform
Apple Android

3D Brain

Rotate and zoom around 29 interactive structures, plus descriptions
Apple Android

Heartpedia

Explain congenital heart disease more easily with 3D models
Apple Android

Derm in your Pocket

($) List of diseases & diagnostic algorithm
Apple

Facebook Groups

Get answers in seconds from EM Docs and First 5 Years in FPApple Android

APPS FOR EMERGENCY

PEPID

($) EM reference with videos, DDx, allergy checker, iv comp & more
Apple Android

WikiEM

Point-of-care reference by a nonprofit public charity
Apple Android Mobile

PalmEM

($) All-in-one, rapid and succinct, evidence based EM quick reference.
Apple Android

ACEP emPOC

Clinical content and tools for EM docs. Initial launch includes 5 bedside tools.
Apple Android

MediCode

Algorithms and flipcards for ACLS, BLS, and PALS.
Apple Android

Full Code Pro (FCP 3.0)

from American Heart Association to log actions during a code
Apple

Pedi Stat

Rapid reference of medications, doses etc. for emergency pediatrics
Apple Android

Trekk

Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids: Offline access for point-of-care peds resources Apple Android

Toxicology Antidote

from ACEP Toxicology Section
Apple Android

Airway EX

The first medical professional video game. Manage airways from real cases.
Apple Android

SonoSite Ultrasound

The first ultrasound app ever created, featuring how-to videos and guides. 8 similar
Apple Android

ERres

($) Drugs, toxicology, decision rules, trauma, peds and more. Android no longer available.
Apple

Facebook Groups

Get answers in seconds from EM Docs
Apple Android

APPS FOR THE WALLET

You Need A Budget

...so give every dollar a job with this budgeting app and system
Apple Android

Mint

Automatically imports your transactions to easily build a budget
Apple Android

Facebook Groups

Get answers in seconds from Physician Financial Independence.
Apple Android

APPS FOR BALANCE

Calm

The #1 app for Sleep, Meditation and Relaxation
Apple Android

MindShift

Anxiety Canada's top-rated CBT training app
Apple Android

Headspace

($) Learn skills of relaxation, meditation and mindfulness.
Apple Android

MyFitnessPal

When your UberEats orders have reached an excess
Apple Android

UberEats

When work-life balance demands you order delivery (why not order for the office?)
Apple Android

Tinder

Not responsible for broken hearts (or other sequelae...)
Apple Android

Be My Eyes

Gain joy from helping others. Assist the visually impaired through video call.
Apple Android

Facebook Groups

Get answers in seconds from EM Docs and First 5 Years in FPApple Android

Enjoy, and I hope you find this useful.

Thanks for everyone's suggestions!

Apps are listed in no particular order.

No payment has been received to list apps.

Inclusion endorsement.

Please contact me for additions / errata.

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